PPCS - Psychiatric & Psychological Consultant Services

Management Team

PPCS is an independent registered mental health provider, and its management team are focused on being the 'best in class' for patients, GPs, solicitors and specialist consultants and referrers.

As a team we bring a wealth of experience in treating and managing patients and healthcare organisations and are dedicated to providing a 'patient-centred' Clinic. We truly believe that appropriate assessment leads to appropriate treatment and in turn leads to better outcomes.

Our Management Team expertise includes:

Our Chairman and Founder: Tony Bedford
Tony is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS). His background includes responsibility for running psychology departments, and the development and clinical management of general and specialist psychiatric hospitals and treatment programmes. He has a particular interest in the applications of modern psychiatric and psychological techniques in Independent settings, and in best practice and governance processes. He has maintained continuous clinical practice since qualifying in 1974.

Medical Director and Chairman of Clinical Advisory Committee: Jason Maratos
Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and a Group Analyst. Retired from the NHS after 30 years of practice. Practising Psychiatry for Children, Adolescents and Families, Dynamic Psychotherapy for Adults and expert witness in Civil Law Cases.

Operations Director: Jo Young
Jo has a wealth of experience in private, not for profit and public sector healthcare organizations including the NHS.

Commercial Director: Andrew Welch
Andrew has a great deal of experience and success in the insurance and technology fields.

Business Manager and Director of Patient Liaison: Deborah Young
Deborah was initially qualified as a Medical Secretary, has been with PPCS since inception and is the Registered Manager of the practice.

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