Dr Joe Johnson
Dr Johnson completed his higher training in Psychiatry from the University of Liverpool and has been working as a Consultant Psychiatrist at the Northwest Boroughs NHS foundation trust since 2005. He set up the Adult ADHD service at the trust in 2008 and has since been heading the service which is one of the biggest ADHD service providers in the Northwest. Dr Johnson was also involved in setting up Adult ADHD clinics for the local prison service. He has delivered ADHD training programmes for a variety of professionals including GPs, psychiatrists, nurses, probation officers and other practitioners working in mental health. He has been invited to speak at a number of national and international conferences and has also participated in multi-centre research trials in ADHD. Dr Johnson is a trustee of the ADHD Foundation, a charitable organisation which works with ADHD sufferers. He is the Northwest lead for the national organisation UKAAN (UK adult ADHD network). He has been actively involved in teaching and training and has been the Postgraduate Clinical Tutor for over 6 years and an examiner for the MRCPsych exams. He is also the Clinical Lead for the Trust ECT service.
- Dr Johnson has given educational talks,mainly on Adult ADHD at meetings sponsored by Janssen-Cilag, Lilly and Shire pharmaceuticals
- Dr Johnson has been a member of the Advisory board group for developing services in Adult ADHD (sponsored by Shire pharmaceuticals)