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educator , Mental health services professional

Richard James Willson Williams, British mental health services professional, educator. Diplomate in psychological medicine Royal Colleges Physicians London and Surgeons England, 1976, certified advanced trauma life support provider Royal College Surgeons England, 1995, advanced trauma life support instructor Royal College Surgeons England, 1996, diplomate in medical care catastrophes Worshipful Society Apothecaries London, 2009.

Background

Williams, Richard James Willson was born on February 5, 1949 in Chipping Sodbury, England. Son of Ernest James and Eleanor Mary Willson Williams.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine ChB, Medical School, University Birmingham, England, 1972.

Career

House physician Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham, 1972—1973. House surgeon Worcester Royal Infirmary, 1973. Senior house officer psychiatry Whitchurch Hospital, Cardiff, 1973—1974.

Registrar psychiatry South Glamorgan Area Health Authority, 1974—1976, senior registrar child and adolescent psychiatry, 1976—1980. Clinical lecturer University Bristol, 1980—1994, senior clinical lecturer, 1994—1998. Consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist Bristol Royal Hospital Sick Children, 1980—1998.

Director drugs advisory service United Kingdom Government, London, 1992—1996, director National Health Service health advisory service, 1992—1996, vice chairman mental health act commission, 1997—2001. Senior fellow Health Services Management Center, University Birmingham, 1996—1998. Consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist Gwent Healthcare National Health Service Trust, Cymbran, since 1998.

Professor mental health strategy Welsh Institute Health and Social Care, University Glamorgan, since 1998. Special adviser child and adolescent mental health Welsh Assembly Government, since 1999. Honorary professor child and adolescent mental health University Central Lancashire, since 2006.

Chair division psychiatry Frenchay Health Authority, Bristol, 1982—1984. Member council Royal College Psychiatrists, 1987—1991, secretary south western division, 1987—1992, member executive and finance committee, 1989—1991, fellow council, 1993—1999, fellow court electors, 1997—2003, director conferences, 2001—2007, chair welsh division, 2002—2006, expert adviser & chair of advisory panel quality improvement network multi-agency child and adolescent mental health services, 2005—2008, member central executive committee, 2006—2007, member education, training & standards committee, since 2006, lead officer disaster management, since 2008, member executive and finance committee, 2002—2006, chair south west division, 1999—1999. Member governor, institute child health University Bristol, 1988—1994, member court, 1989—1993.

Chair division psychiatry United Bristol Healthcare National Health Service Trust, 1990—1992, clinical director major incident mental health service, 1990—1993, secretary hospital medical committee. Assistant editor Journal Adolescence, 1992—1996, member, editorial board, since 1997. Editor child & adolescent section Current Opinion Psychiatry, since 1993.

Advanced life support instructor Royal College Surgeons England, since 1996. Member board examiners diploma medical care catastrophes Worshipful Society Apothecaries, since 1998. Member of the panel review safeguards children and young people treated and cared National Health Service wales Welsh Assembly Government, 2000—2002, member advisory board healthcare standards, Wales, 2004—2008, chair ethics committee advisory board healthcare standards, since 2005, member panel burrows-greenwell review mental health services, 2006—2008, vice chair panel review governmental policy wales relating suicide prevention, since 2008, member panel unsworth review secure mental health services, 2006—2008, member management committee mental health research network.

Member advisory panel Howard League Penal Reform, 2004—2006. Speaker Many International Conferences Psychosocial Aspects Resilience, Emergencies, Disasters, Major Incidents, Terrorism & War, since 2004. Member emergency planning clinical leadership advisory group Department Health, United Kingdom Government, since 2005, science adviser department health psychosocial and mental health.

Member committee ethical aspects pandemic influenza United Kingdom Government, since 2006, member pandemic influenza clinical and operational advisory board, since 2008. Science expert adviser Joint Medical Committee, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, since 2006.

Achievements

  • Diplomate in psychological medicine Royal Colleges Physicians London and Surgeons England, 1976, certified advanced trauma life support provider Royal College Surgeons England, 1995, advanced trauma life support instructor Royal College Surgeons England, 1996, diplomate in medical care catastrophes Worshipful Society Apothecaries London, 2009.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services: Strategy, Planning, Delivery and Evaluation. Contributor scientific papers, articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow: Royal Society Medicine, Royal College Pediatrics & Child Health, Royal College Psychiatrists (lead officer disaster management 2007). Member: British Association Medical Managers, Worshipful Society Apothecaries London (liveryman 2005, yeoman 2000-2004), Institute Directors, Institute Health Management, Athenaeum.

Connections

Married Janet May Simons, May 21, 1971. Children: Anna May, Katharine Alice Jane Graham-Evans, James Christopher Willson.

father:
Ernest James

mother:
Eleanor Mary Willson Williams

spouse:
Janet May Simons

child:
Anna May Williams

child:
James Christopher Willson Williams

child:
Katharine Alice Jane Graham-Evans Williams