Welsh Government

Senior Research Leader

Professor Keith Lloyd

Professor Keith Lloyd 

Department and Institution

College of Medicine, Swansea University

NHS Trust/ Health Board

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

Current Post

Dean and head of College of Medicine, Professor of Psychiatry, Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist ABM University Health Board

Primary Research Field


Secondary Research Field

Suicide and Self Harm

Contact details

01792 602206 


Professor Lloyd is Dean and Head of Swansea University Medical School, and a clinical academic specialising in psychiatry. His research interests are psychiatric epidemiology, the management of mental disorders in primary care and community settings especially suicide and self harm, and patient perspectives, Professor Lloyd carries out clinical work as a psychiatrist.

His interest in patient perspectives has extended to research priority setting. In 2013 he became chair of the UK Database of Uncertainties about the Effects of Treatments (DUETS) steering group (part of NHS Evidence). Professor Lloyd chairs the Welsh Psychiatric Society, serves as a member of the professional reference panel of HAFAL (a mental health charity), and is on the board of Samaritans Cymru.