Dr Nevil Cheesman

Consultant psychiatrist


Dr Cheesman is a consultant psychiatrist with over 20 years’ experience of working in the NHS, including in the role of clinical director. He has dual accreditation in both old age and adult mental health and is a specialist in the diagnosis and management of functional mental health conditions and dementia. Having worked as an NHS consultant in both inpatient and community services, he has a wide expertise in managing mental health, particularly in older patients.

He is a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, as well as having a BSc in psychology and postgraduate qualifications in Research, Mental Health Law and Teaching. He also has an NHS Leadership Academy Award in Executive Healthcare Leadership.


  • 1998 June - BSc Psychology (Upper 2nd Class Honours) - University College, London
  • 2001 July - MBBS - Royal Free and University College, London
  • 2005 May - MRCPsych - The Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • 2009 April - Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) - The Higher Education Academy
  • 2009 Feb - Certificate of Advanced Study of Learning and Teaching (CASLAT) - Imperial College London
  • 2009 July - Postgraduate Diploma - Psychological Research Methods (PGD PRM) - Open University
  • 2010 Aug - Diploma of Law – Mental Health Law (PGD MHL) - Northumbria University
  • 2018 Aug - QSIR Practitioner Course (Quality Improvement) - West London NHS Trust
  • 2021 Dec - NHS Leadership Academy Award in Executive Healthcare Leadership - NHS Leadership Academy