Prof. Rob Poole

Prof. Rob Poole

Professor of Social Psychiatry at Bangor University


Rob Poole is Professor of Social Psychiatry at Bangor University, where he co-directs the Centre for Mental Health and Society. He took up his current academic role after working as a community psychiatrist for many years, mainly in inner-city Liverpool. His clinical and research interests centre on people who are marginalised and on the social aspects of mental ill-health. He has written extensively, including scientific papers, book chapters and several books. He is a former chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Wales. He received the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017.

All sessions

Debate – Current inpatient care is intrinsically abusive. Moderator: Prof Catherine Robinson

  • 15 May, 2024
  • 12:15 - 13:00
  • City Hutt Complex

Workshop 1: Plumbing not Pilates: Social prescribing is inadequate

  • 15 May, 2024
  • 14:45 - 15:30
  • B.City Complex