Dr Jenny Holmes
Primary qualifications: MBBS MRCPsych FFFLM RCGP Certificate in Substance Misuse (Parts 1 and 2)
Jenny graduated from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1993. She works part time as a Specialty Doctor in Psychiatry at Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Trust and is a treating clinician as well as Lead for Practitioner Health in Cheshire and Merseyside. She is also Clinical Director of the Merseyside Sexual Assault Referral Centre. She has had a portfolio career across general medicine and forensic medicine, entering psychiatry training in 2010. She is a Medical Appraiser and has experience of working with doctors in difficulty.
Jenny completed the postgraduate academic stage of Solicitor’s training at the College of law in 2003 (before returning to medicine). She does not provide legal advice but can help doctors navigate legal systems if needed.
She also has experience working in substance misuse services and of looking after doctors who find themselves in the criminal justice system. She is also a trustee of the Doctors Support Network which provides peer support to doctors with mental health and substance misuse problems.