Curriculum Vitae

Dr Kehoe is a General Adult Psychiatrist. He was an NHS Consultant for nine years and Assistant Medical Director at Airedale NHS Trust. He has worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist and Medical Director at Cygnet Hospitals in West Yorkshire since 2002 providing low secure, acute general psychiatry, rehabilitation and other specialist services. He is the Responsible Officer for Cygnet Health Care with national responsibilities for the regulation and revalidation of medical practitioners. His medico-legal practice has a focus on personal injury, negligence and mental capacity cases.

 

Relevant Experience

Dr Kehoe regularly provides approximately 100 psychiatric reports per year for Courts and Tribunals.

 

Research Experience

Dr Kehoe has written papers on mood disorders, lithium treatment, evidence-based practice and various aspects of health service development. He has published more than 25 scientific papers/book chapters.

 

Membership of Professional Bodies

 

Teaching Experience

Dr Kehoe has taught trainee psychiatrists, general practitioners, lawyers and other professionals on topics such as depression, post-traumatic stress, medical regulation and psychiatric injury. He has media experience in radio and television.

 

Qualifications

BSc Psychology Leeds 1983

MBChB Leeds 1985

MPhil Edinburgh 1993

MRCPsych 1993

FRCPsych 2006

 

Background

1972 – 1979 Educated at St. Anselm’s College, Birkenhead.

1979 – 1985 University of Leeds, Department of Medicine.

1985 – 1987 House Officer posts in Leeds area.

1987 – 1993 Post-graduate training in psychiatry based at The Royal Edinburgh Hospital. Forensic attachments in Edinburgh and Perth. Master of Philosophy completed at the University of Edinburgh.

1993 to 2002 NHS Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry at Airedale General Hospital, West Yorkshire. Clinical Director for Mental Health Services and Assistant Medical Director for Airedale NHS Trust.

1996 – present. Medico-Legal practice. Based initially at The Grange, Cleckheaton before relocating (2015) to Mornington Consulting Rooms, Bradford. Also consulting at 88 Rodney Street, Liverpool and 10 Harley Street, London.

2002 – present. Consultant Psychiatrist and Medical Director, Cygnet Hospitals Bierley and Wyke and Cygnet Lodge Brighouse.

2011 – present. Responsible Officer for Cygnet Health Care.

2015 – 2016. Group Medical Director, Cygnet Health Care.

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