Dr Gareth Owen

Professor of Psychological Medicine, Ethics and Law, KCL

Gareth is an academic psychiatrist at King's, where he is Professor in Psychological Medicine, Ethics and Law. He is also an honorary consultant psychiatrist at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (King's Health Partners). His main research interest is consent and decision making capacity in healthcare and he has published widely on the theory, practice and policy relating to this area.

Gareth led the Wellcome Trust funded Mental Health and Justice Project - a large five year collaborative research endeavour. He is special advisor to the Royal College of Psychiatrists on Mental Health and Mental Capacity Law (England and Wales).

Courses by Dr Gareth Owen