Prof. Martin Orrell, FRCPsych PhD (UK)

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Professor Martin Orrell, FRCPsych PhD, Professor of Ageing and Mental Health at University College London. Prof Orrell works as an Honorary Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist and is Director of Research and Development at North East London Foundation Trust. He is a Visiting Professor at City University.

He was Specialist Advisor to the Health Advisory Service and Clinical Advisor to the Audit Commission, and a member of the Healthcare Commission Expert Reference Group on Mental Health Services for Older People. He is Chair of the Memory Services National Accreditation Panel (MSNAP).

He leads the SHIELD research programme on psychosocial interventions for dementia care and has a number of major NIHR grants. He has published over 150 academic papers and is Editor of the journal Aging & Mental Health.