Professor Scott Weich

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Professor Scott  Weich

Professor Scott Weich

Professor of Mental Health, University of Sheffield

Head of the Mental Health Research Unit in the School of Health & Related Research at the University of Sheffield.

Consultant Psychiatrist at Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust.


  • Trained at the Maudsley and Institute of Psychiatry
  • Sen Lecturer at UCL (1996-2003), Professor of Psychiatry at Warwick (2003-16)
  • Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist since 1996 (and still practicing)
  • Variety of NIHR roles inc CLRN Clinical Director, RfPB Panel chair, HTA roles etc
  • Trust R&D Director (2008-16) Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
  • Psychiatry module lead at WMS for MBChB (2003-09)

Research interests

  • Public mental health, including socio-economic, ethnic & spatial inequalities
  • Compulsion, coercion and patient experience
  • Observational research, especially cohort studies using secondary data + pharmacoepidemiology
  • Mental health services evaluation including new care models

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