Dr Kehoe is a General Adult Psychiatrist. He was an NHS Consultant for nine years and Assistant Medical Director at Airedale NHS Trust. He worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist ad Medical Director at Cygnet Hospitals in West Yorkshire from 2002 to 2019 providing low secure, acute general psychiatry, rehabilitation and other specialist services. He is currently the Responsible Officer for Cygnet Health Care with national responsibilities for the regulation and revalidation of medical practitioners and also provides Consultant Psychiatrist on-call clinical care to Cygnet Hospitals in West Yorkshire. His medico-legal practice has a focus on personal injury, negligence and mental capacity cases.
Dr Kehoe regularly provides approximately 100 psychiatric reports per year for Courts and Tribunals.
- 70% Defendant
- 15% Claimant
- 15% Joint instruction
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
- British Medical Association.
- Royal College of Psychiatrists.
- GMC No: 3085530
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.
BSc Psychology Leeds 1983
MBChB Leeds 1985
MPhil Edinburgh 1993
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 – 2019. 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.
2019 – Present. Consultant Psychiatrist providing on-call clinical care to Cygnet Hospitals in West Yorkshire.