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Dr Richard O'Flynn

Consultant Psychiatrist

MB, BS (Lond) FRCPsych

Practices at: St Edmunds Hospital

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Consultant Psychiatrist at the West Suffolk Hospital since 1989 & currently lead the Home Treatment Team, providing intensive psychiatric care to people in their homes and the Liaison Service to WSH, the management of inpatients with psychological problems.

For over 20 years, Dr O'Flynn has prepared medical legal records for Civil Courts.

Clinical Interests



  • General adult psychiatry including the assessment and treatment of depression anxiety disorders, alcohol and substance misuse

  • Assessment of medically unexplained symptoms (the presentation of physical disorders caused by emotional psychological factors)

  • Mental health of doctors, other healthcare professionals and their families

  • Put in preparation of medical legal reports for Civil Courts

  • Occupational mental health assessments

Professional Membership



  • Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists

  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine

  • Associate member of the General Medical Council