Dr Phil Timms is a retired community psychiatrist working with homeless people. He developed a training package for doctors based on the Maudsley “Compliance Therapy” intervention, and is chair of the editorial board for the Public Education Committee of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Phil led the START team in South London for many years and is one of the UK’s leading specialist homeless psychiatrists. 

Phil is a volunteer, supporting the Faculty’s mental health special interest group, and developing our links with the Royal College of Psychiatrists.