Dr Emma Tiffin, GP and Cambridgeshire & Peterborough STP Clinical Mental Health Lead, has worked in mental health clinical leadership roles for over 17 years and is currently the East of England Clinical Director for Mental Health. She has led on the development of a sustainable integrated community-based mental health service model in Cambridgeshire which includes a First Response Crisis Mental Health Service (FRS) and a Primary Service for Mental Health (PRISM). These services bring together specialist mental health, primary care and community services via a place-based model. Both FRS and PRISM have won national awards for innovation (2018, 2019) and are blueprint models in the Long Term Plan. Cambridgeshire is currently a national community MH exemplar site.
National advisor roles include development of the Community Mental Health Framework, Adult Eating Disorder and Coproduction guidance (2019), and in 2020 Emma was appointed as National Advisor for Community MH and Primary Care transformation.
Emma is a practising GP in Cambridgeshire and is the resident GP for BBC Radio Cambridgeshire.
In 2016 Emma was awarded the Health Education England “ East of England Leadership Award for Service Improvement and Innovation” and in November 2017 was awarded “Healthcare Leader of the Year” at the national General Practice Awards.