16 May 2016
New Clinical Director for Swindon
Dr Tina Malhotra has been appointed as the
Interim Clinical Director for Swindon.
Dr Malhotra has worked in AWP since 2012 and has been Medical
Lead for Swindon for the last 18 months. She has worked as a
Consultant Psychiatrist in acute inpatient service and now works in
Primary Care Liaison Service.
She replaces Dr Simon Manchip, who is stepping down from his
role as Clinical Director to focus on his clinical work in Swindon
as Consultant Psychiatrist.
Aside from her work in AWP and the NHS, Dr Malhotra volunteers
in rural India providing charitable mental health care and training
and is passionate about improving mental health services in low
Dr Malhotra said, "I am delighted to take on the Interim role of
Clinical Director in Swindon. I am fortunate to take on the
position at this time as Swindon Local Delivery Unit has been
performing extremely well, thanks to Dr Simon Manchip.
"Patient care has always been my core focus and I aim to
continue to improve quality of care for Swindon patients. I am
committed to support staff to deliver compassionate and safe care
for our patients. This is a great opportunity for me to engage with
AWP staff and work in partnership with our stakeholders to bring
innovation and efficiency to Swindon services."
The permanent post is being advertised and we wish Dr Malhotra
well in her interim role.