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Dr Jenny King

Dr Jenny King

Associate Health Consultant

Jenny is the former Director of Edgecumbe Health. She is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist, with a doctorate in Psychology from Oxford University. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

Jenny has worked with doctors for most of her career; assessing leadership potential; developing teamworking, and supporting Trusts with medical appraisal and enhanced Consultant appointments processes.

Her main interest is in the psychological assessment and support of doctors and clinical teams. She has been supporting NCAS as a behavioural assessor since 2002, and has supported the set-up of Professional Support Units in several Deaneries. She conducts assessments, reviews and mediation in clinical teams where relationships and behaviour pose risks to clinical care. She has collaborated with the Royal College of Surgeons England to produce their 2014 Good Practice Guides on The High Performing Surgical Team and Surgical Leadership. She is a regular speaker at national conferences on the topic of managing conflict in healthcare teams.

Jenny is also an experienced coach and works with healthcare leaders as well as senior executives in the corporate sector, providing leadership assessment and coaching.