Scott Weich

Theme Co-Lead

Scott is Professor of Mental Health, Head of the Mental Health Research Unit (MHRU) and Deputy Director of Research at ScHARR (University of Sheffield), and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist, Sheffield Health and Social Care Foundation Trust where he is also a Trust Governor. He is Deputy Director of the Mental Health Theme for ARC YH.
He trained at the Maudsley Hospital and was a Senior Lecturer at UCL and then Professor of Psychiatry at Warwick Medical School from 2003 to 2016. He was previously Clinical Director, West Midlands South CLRN, RfPB Panel Chair for the West Midlands, HTA Mental Health Prioritisation Panel Chair and R&I Director, Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust. His research interests include psychiatric epidemiology, public mental health, mental health services research and mental wellbeing.

Scott Weich's latest projects

Health Informatics Project 1 (use of urgent and emergency care by people with serious mental illness).

There are two health informatic workstreams: data-based research with Urgent Care theme colleagues, to understand and address disproportionate use of urgent and emergency care by people with serious mental illness;...

Other Team members

Ruth Wadman

Research Fellow

Olivia Taylor

Research Associate

Trish Darcy

Research Associate