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Dr Christopher Massey

GMC No: 3490840

I completed my postgraduate training in the North East & have worked with NTW as a consultant in old age psychiatry since 2006.

Current roles- NTW

  1. Consultant psychiatrist- South of Tyne Memory Protection Service (MPS), a diagnostic & treatment service for people with dementia.
  2. Consultant psychiatrist- NTW Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) Service.
  3. GP & Higher Psychiatric trainer.
  4. Consultant appraiser.

Current roles- Other

  1. Member of Royal College of Psychiatrists ECT Accreditation Service (ECTAS) accreditation committee.

Previous roles

2013-2018: Co applicant- Supporting Excellence in End of life care for Dementia (SEED). NIHR funded, 5 year research programme to improve end of life care for people with dementia. SEED
2011-2014: Clinical Director
2009-2011: Assistant Medical Director
2008-2013: Honorary Clinical Lecturer, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
1999-2006: Consultant in old age psychiatry, Oxfordshire Mental Healthcare Trust.

Previous experience

I have gained extensive experience as a consultant in specialist older peoples’ community mental health teams & inpatient services. I have worked as an Approved Clinician on in-patient units for people with functional and organic illnesses & challenging behaviour.