Brynmor Lloyd-Evans is a Senior Lecturer in the Division of Psychiatry at University College London. He is a mental health social worker, but since 2005 has worked full-time in academic research. His research interests include: social interventions in mental health – especially supporting social inclusion and addressing loneliness, crisis alternatives to inpatient admission, defining models of care and service improvement. Bryn is a Deputy Director of the NIHR Mental Health Policy Research Unit. In 2017-18, he was a member of the Working Group which supported the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act.
On the day that the new Mental Health Act Review report is published, Sonia Johnson and Bryn Lloyd-Evans reflect on the NIHR Mental Health Policy Research Unit contribution to the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act.[read the full story...]