GMC Number: 2702995

Dr David Bickerton (MBChB, DRCOG, MRCGP, MRCPsych, MSc, LLM) qualified as a doctor at the University of Birmingham in 1981 and completed his vocational training in general practice in 1985, becoming a principal in general practice with special interest in occupational medicine and forensic medicine.

As a GP he became very interested in the psychological aspects of ill health and in order to pursue this interest he completed further training in psychiatry, becoming a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, completing his psychiatric training in the South West and obtaining a NHS consultant psychiatrist post in Plymouth in 2006.

He has a particular interest in medical communications or how the doctor can best help the patient as well as the relationship between physical and mental illness, occupational and medico-legal aspects of mental health problems.