Dr Abi Fadipe, Joint Acting Medical Director

Dr Abi Fadipe acting Medical Director

Dr Abimbola Fadipe, MBBS, MRCPsych, MSc, PGCert (management) is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Deputy Medical Director with Oxleas NHS Trust, in South East London. She currently does her clinical work on a dementia intensive care ward. She has over 18 years’ experience of working with people with mental health problems in different areas in London and the South East. Her areas of interest are in developing interventions that improve quality of life in dementia, outcome measures and Clinical Leadership training in multidisciplinary teams. She has a wide experience in the field of research and obtained a Master’s degree in Psychiatric Research from the University College London.

Dr Fadipe has extensive experience in Clinical leadership and Medical Management. She was in the first cohort of the Darzi Fellowship and her project was on the implementation of Mental Health Payment by Results and the development of an experiential clinical leadership programme for senior psychiatric trainees. As a Clinical Director for six years, Dr Fadipe has led on various local and national change programmes. She trained as a Quality Improvement coach with the Institute of Health Improvement and has provided support for a number of Quality Improvement Projects in South London.

Dr Fadipe has a keen interest in coaching and mentoring. She has designed a leadership programme to support consultant psychiatrists in the first five years of their careers.