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Dr Russell Gibson

Academic Clinical Fellow


 College House 


College House, University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK


Dr Russell Gibson is an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in general adult psychiatry at Exeter University and core trainee in psychiatry at Devon Partnership NHS Trust. Current research involves undertaking a mixed method analysis of mental health-related patient safety incidents reported in primary care, with the aim of making recommendations for improved safety of mental healthcare provision. He was previously shortlisted for RCPsych Foundation Doctor of the year 2015. He is currently undertaking a masters in leadership for the health professions at Swansea University, and is involved in developing a number of quality improvement and medical education projects within Devon Partnership NHS trust.


BSc(hons) Psychology and Medicine - Cardiff University 2011

MBBCh - Cardiff University 2013

PGDip Leadership for the health professions - Swansea University 2016


Foundation Year One Doctor (2013-2014) - Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Trust

Academic Foundation Year Two Doctor (2014-2015) - Cardiff and Vale university Health Board and Cardiff University Institue of Primary Care and Public Health

Care Trainnee in Psychiatry (2015-ongoing) - Devon Partnership NHS Trust

Academic Clinical Fellow in General adult Psychiatry (2015-ongoing) - Exeter University School of Medicine


Research interests

Improving safety of mental healthcare provision

Quality improvement in mental healthcare

Leadership in mental healthcare


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