Who's involved

Some of the leading experts in psychosis in Bristol are part of the Psychosis Health Integration Team. The HIT is led by four directors:

  • Dr Sarah Sullivan, Research Fellow, NIHR CLAHRC West and the Centre for Academic Mental Health, University of Bristol
  • Dr Simon Downer, Consultant Psychiatrist, Bristol Mental Health (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership) and Honorary Clinical Lecturer, Centre for Academic Mental Health, University of Bristol
  • Dr Martin Jones, Chair, Bristol Clinical Commissioning Group
  • James Robinson and Martha Sneyd, peer directors, representing services users and carers

The directors will be supported by a reference group, which includes:

  • Tim Amos, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership (AWP)
  • Jochen Binder-Dietrich, Consultant Psychiatrist, Bristol Mental Health (AWP)
  • Janet Brandling, Research Associate, University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)
  • Molly Byles, Bristol Hearing Voices Network
  • Rosie Davies, Research Fellow, CLAHRC West, People in Health West of England
  • Ellen Devine, Bristol Health Watch
  • Rachel Esposito, Team Manager, Bristol Early Intervention for Psychosis team, Bristol Mental Health (AWP)
  • Jonathan Evans, Senior Lecturer and Consultant Psychiatrist, University of Bristol and AWP
  • Nathan Filer, Mental Health Nurse, Bristol Mental Health
  • Matthew Flynn
  • Jasmine Golledge
  • Peter Hale
  • Simon Hall, Mental Health Nurse and Lecturer, UWE
  • Martin Hember, Lecturer, UWE
  • Margot Hodgson, Physiotherapist, AWP
  • Natalie Huggens, North Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)
  • Sarah Jones, AWP
  • David Kessler, Senior Lecturer, University of Bristol, GP
  • Anthony Lacny, team manager, South Glos Early Intervention for Psychosis Team
  • Conor McCormack
  • Ruth Sayers, PPI representative
  • Steven Spiers, South Gloucestershire CCG
  • Gina Smith, Nurse Consultant, AWP
  • Nicola Taylor, University of Bristol and University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
  • Glenn Townsend, PPI Representative, CCG
  • Julian Walker, Director of Research and Development, Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership
  • Stanley Zammit, Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology, University of Bristol

Who's involved

Some of the leading experts in psychosis in Bristol are part of the Psychosis Health Integration Team. The HIT is led by four directors:

  • Dr Sarah Sullivan, Research Fellow, NIHR CLAHRC West and the Centre for Academic Mental Health, University of Bristol
  • Dr Simon Downer, Consultant Psychiatrist, Bristol Mental Health (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership) and Honorary Clinical Lecturer, Centre for Academic Mental Health, University of Bristol
  • Dr Martin Jones, Chair, Bristol Clinical Commissioning Group
  • James Robinson and Martha Sneyd, peer directors, representing services users and carers

The directors will be supported by a reference group, which includes:

  • Tim Amos, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership (AWP)
  • Jochen Binder-Dietrich, Consultant Psychiatrist, Bristol Mental Health (AWP)
  • Janet Brandling, Research Associate, University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)
  • Molly Byles, Bristol Hearing Voices Network
  • Rosie Davies, Research Fellow, CLAHRC West, People in Health West of England
  • Ellen Devine, Bristol Health Watch
  • Rachel Esposito, Team Manager, Bristol Early Intervention for Psychosis team, Bristol Mental Health (AWP)
  • Jonathan Evans, Senior Lecturer and Consultant Psychiatrist, University of Bristol and AWP
  • Nathan Filer, Mental Health Nurse, Bristol Mental Health
  • Matthew Flynn
  • Jasmine Golledge
  • Peter Hale
  • Simon Hall, Mental Health Nurse and Lecturer, UWE
  • Martin Hember, Lecturer, UWE
  • Margot Hodgson, Physiotherapist, AWP
  • Natalie Huggens, North Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)
  • Sarah Jones, AWP
  • David Kessler, Senior Lecturer, University of Bristol, GP
  • Anthony Lacny, team manager, South Glos Early Intervention for Psychosis Team
  • Conor McCormack
  • Ruth Sayers, PPI representative
  • Steven Spiers, South Gloucestershire CCG
  • Gina Smith, Nurse Consultant, AWP
  • Nicola Taylor, University of Bristol and University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
  • Glenn Townsend, PPI Representative, CCG
  • Julian Walker, Director of Research and Development, Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership
  • Stanley Zammit, Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology, University of Bristol
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