Alastair Santhouse is a Consultant Neuropsychiatrist at The Maudsley Hospital in London. He qualified in Medicine at Cambridge University, and began his career working in internal medicine, before retraining in 1996 as a psychiatrist.
He worked as a consultant psychiatrist for 18 years at Guy’s Hospital at the interface between medicine and psychiatry, prior to his move into neuropsychiatry. His clinical focus has always been on the interactions between mind, body and brain. He is a fellow of both The Royal College of Physicians and The Royal College of Psychiatrists, and is a former President of the Psychiatry Council at the Royal Society of Medicine.