About the author

Michael Hobkirk, MBBS, MRCPsych, MSc, MMedEd, FHEA, MFMLM

Lead Consultant Psychiatrist for Chichester Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service; Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Leadership Tutor for Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.


Dr Hobkirk is a trainer for the Royal College of Psychiatrists, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has Masters degrees in Health Sciences (Health Services Management) and Medical Education from the University of Warwick. As a Fellow in Clinical Leadership at NHS West Midlands, he collaborated with national and regional GP leaders to foster GP-led innovation and commissioning, and supported the development of high quality and cost-effective outpatient and community services. As Specialist Advisor for Leadership Development at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, he authored key strategic publications.


E-mail: michael.hobkirk@sussexpartnership.nhs.uk  


LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaelhobkirk


Declaration of interests: None

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