Professor Dame Sue Bailey

Sue Bailey is a Professor of Mental Health Policy in North West of England and a Non-Executive Director for the University Hospitals of South Manchester.

Sue's research interests include development of needs and risk assessment measures for use with young offenders with mental illness and development of community and secure inpatient treatment for young offenders both nationally and internationally.

As a past President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, she worked with health and social care professionals, patients and carers to help bring about Parity of Esteem between mental and physical health which is now enshrined in Primary Legislation in England. Her current roles are as Senior Clinical Advisor for Mental Health and Learning Disability for Health Education England and Chair of the Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition. Sue's international roles include Chair of UEMS CAP Section, elected member of EPA Council, secretary of EFCAP and member of programmes meeting of the WPA.

Sue was made an OBE in 2002 for services to Mental Health and young offenders and in 2013 made a DBE for services to Psychiatry and for voluntary service to People with Mental Health Conditions.