Dr Deji Oyebode is a senior Forensic Psychiatrist. He works for East London Foundation Trust, where he is a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist as well as Deputy Medical Director for the Trust. He has a Diploma in Criminology, a Masters of Philosophy in Psychiatry, is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and is Section 12 Approved.
Dr Oyebode has an exemplary professional career, having previously been Medical Director of South West London and St Georges Mental Health Services NHS Trust and Clinical Director of Forensic Mental Health Services in the same Trust. He has been a Senior Policy Advisor for the Department of Health, as well as holding a number of posts within the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the World Health Organisation (WHO). He has been a member of the Parole Board for England and Wales and the Medical Member of several Independent review panels.
Additionally, he has been appointed NHS England (London) Regional Appraiser for Responsible officers, and the Department of Health Senior Medical Officers and Responsible Officers connected to the Chief Medical Officer, for their Annual Medical Appraisal and Revalidation by the General Medical Council (GMC).
Dr Oyebode has also been appointed to the list of Expert Witnesses who can be instructed by the General Medical Council (UK).
We are delighted to have Dr Oyebode as part of the Clinical Partners team.