Dr Ashok Roy

Ashok Roy is a Consultant Psychiatrist for people with learning disabilities for over 30 years in Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust. He is currently an Associate Medical Director for Learning Disability and Autism Services for the Trust and Immediate past Chair of the Intellectual Disability Faculty at the Royal College of Psychiatrists. He co-chairs the Learning Disability Professional Senate and is Clinical Advisor for Learning Disabilities and Autism to Health Education England. He is a Trustee for British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD) and Autism West Midlands.

He is the Chair of the Faculty of Intellectual Disability at the Royal College of Psychiatrists. He represents the Faculty at the Department of Health and at the Learning Disability Professional Senate. He is a Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Psychiatry Department at Birmingham University.

His interests include clinical outcome measures, service development, access to primary care services, and ethical issues in Learning Disability. He was previously Medical Director of an NHS Mental Health and Learning Disability Trust. Dr Roy has worked with Caring Solutions (UK) Ltd on previous independent investigations and thematic reviews.

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