Dr Rebecca Slinn

Consultant Psychiatrist



0117 435 0070


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Dr Slinn is a popular psychiatrist with more than twenty years experience. She qualified in medicine from St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London in 1991. She had experience in general medicine and general practice before training in psychiatry in the South West. She is a specialist in general adult and old age psychiatry. She has been a consultant since 2001 working in the NHS until 2012 and then in the independent sector. She has extensive experience of assessment, diagnosis and treatment of all common psychiatric conditions.

She has a particular interest in the presentation of mental health problems in older adults including memory problems and dementia.

She also has an interest in employee wellbeing and works alongside occupational health with large local public service and private employers. 

Dr Sinn’s research interests and publications have addressed suicidal thinking in those with dementia, short cognitive analytic therapy for self -harm and training in community psychiatry.

She believes strongly in giving individuals as much information as possible so that they can make informed choices about treatment. 

Dr Slinn also has a medico- legal practice and is available to give expert opinion for the courts, tribunal services and individuals as well as capacity assessments for wills and the like.



Dr Rebecca Slinn






Anxiety Bipolar Disorder Depersonalisation/Derealisation Depression Memory Problems and Dementia Assessment Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Older Age Psychiatry Panic Personality Disorders Phobias Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Psychiatric Illness in Older Adults Psychosis – including Schizophrenia

Clinical Research Interests

These have involved in research in deliberate self- harm, and dementia as well as training in psychiatry

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Appointment NHS

Consultant psychiatrist NHS Scotland 2001-2009, and 2Gether Foundation Trust Gloucestershire 2009-2012. Priory Group,2012- onwards

Membership of National Professional Societies

Member Royal College of Psychiatrists

Medico Legal Reports

Able to see patients for assessment for medico-legal reports for claimants and defendants in civil litigation cases. Areas of expertise include, personal injury, employment issues, capacity assessments and medical negligence


Has examined for University of Bristol medical students in the past

Contact Details


By Arrangement, weekly Wednesday clinic

Private Secretary

Mrs Amanda Haffner

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