Dr Keith Reid BMedSci(Hons) LLM MBChB MRCPsych is a consultant psychiatrist in low secure and diversion in secure services. He has been managerially engaged since 2014, Associate Medical Director since 2017, and appointed Clinical Director commissioning regional secure service in a provider collaborative in 2022. His Associate Directorship is Positive and Safe Care, which is NTW’s restraint reduction strategy. There he has a wide remit including analysis, innovation, policy formulation, clinical expertise and engaging senior staff.
He trained in the North East and since 2019 until recently was regional Training Program Director for forensic psychiatry. Hosted by the RRN, BILD and DOH he was a final coordinating author of Towards Safer Services, which is cross-sector strategic guidance to reduce restraint. Recent work PROD-ALERT has focussed on patterns in restraint reporting by English mental health providers, both trusts and independent providers, and information science related to that. He awaits defence of PhD thesis by published works at Northumbria on quantitative methods of analysing restrictive practice, extending in to game theory, AI and computer science.