About the author

Danny Allen, MB, BS, LLM, MRCGP, FRCPsych, MFFLM, MEWI, MAE, MIoD

Dr Danny AllenConsultant Psychiatrist, Phoenix Mental Health Services, High Wycombe.

 

Dr Allen worked in A&E and orthopaedics before training as a GP in Basingstoke. He then switched to psychiatry, initially in Basingstoke, then on the Bristol rotation. He worked for 10 years as a consultant in a CMHT, then for 7 years in a Community Acute Service and an Assertive Outreach Team, both in High Wycombe. He then worked for a year in an Immigration Removal Centre. He now works part-time as a liaison psychiatrist in the NHS, as a mental health tribunal member and in private and medico-legal practice in south Buckinghamshire and north-west London.

 

E-mail: danny@dsallen.org.uk

 

 

Declaration of interests: Dr Allen has recommended some of his own books, so stands to gain if these are purchased.

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