29 Jun New Doctors for St Magnus
Leading older adult healthcare provider, St Magnus, has announced the recent appointment two new Old Age Consultant Psychiatrists to their medical team.
Dr Siobhain Quinn and Dr Sharon Gebhardt have joined the Haslemere based facility which provides specialist inpatient care to mentally disordered older men requiring either their Low Secure Unit or their Locked Recovery Service within the same site.
The 86 bedded hospital is one of the largest providing inpatient care to older adult men in the UK. The Medical Director for St Magnus is Dr Patrick O’Sullivan who is both a Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry and in Forensic Psychiatry. On the arrival of Drs Quinn and Gebhardt, Dr O’Sullivan commented: “As a major provider of hospital care to mentally disordered older men, we are delighted to welcome these highly skilled and respected colleagues to St Magnus. Both these doctors come with a wealth of clinical experience gained working in Older Adult Mental Health Services within the NHS. As well as having in depth knowledge and skills in this area: they also share our enthusiasm in providing excellent care in the right clinical environment and at the appropriate time along an individual patient’s recovery care pathway. We are delighted that they have chosen to join our team and work with us at here at St Magnus. Across the site, they will complement the expertise already provided by Dr Irina Volkonskaia and myself. Together we will deliver the all-round excellent clinical care with which we pride ourselves here at St Magnus.”
Dr O’Sullivan also praised the input of Associate Specialists in Psychiatry, Dr Samuel Kannemeyer and Dr Andra Ion, both of whom took up full time posts at St Magnus within the last year. He said: “Here at St Magnus, it is vital to have highly skilled medical staff on the ground who support Consultant colleagues in providing first class care to a patient population with multiple and complex mental as well as physical healthcare problems”.