Mina Fazel is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford. She works as a post-doctoral researcher and is a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist in the department of Psychological Medicine at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
The focus of her work has been on improving access to mental health services for children, especially the most vulnerable populations. She has been working for over a decade developing mental health services for refugee children and is interested in researching how best mental health services can work within schools to reach and treat children who might not easily access services.
She has been working with local healthcare providers to develop a new ‘Inreach service’ taking Child and Adolescent mental health services into secondary schools across Oxfordshire. In her clinical work she is interested in developing proactive models of mental health care for children admitted to the general hospital.