Prof Swaran Singh

Prof Swaran Singh

Head of Mental Health & Wellbeing, University of Warwick


Swaran Singh is Professor of Social and Community Psychiatry at Warwick Medical School, Director of the Centre for Mental Health and Wellbeing Research at University of Warwick and an NHS Consultant Psychiatrist with the Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust. He is also a Commissioner for Equality & Human Rights Commission.

He initially trained as a surgeon in New Delhi, changing to psychiatry after witnessing the effects of violent trauma on children and young people. He spent five years at St George’s University of London as senior lecturer developing ETHOS early intervention in psychosis service, which was widely acknowledged for improving outcomes of young people experiencing their first episode of psychosis, with special focus on getting them back into education or work. In 2006, he joined Warwick University.

He has conducted research on early intervention in psychosis, culture & ethnicity in mental health, transition from child to adult care, mental health law & medical education

Prof Swaran Singh is our expert for

Mental Health

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Video: What are the different types of mental health disorder?

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