Dr Deirdre MacManus is a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist and Joint Head of the London NHS Veteran Mental Health and Wellbeing Service. She is also a Clinical Reader in the Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Science, King's College London. Her areas of research interest span the fields of psychological trauma, in particular war and military-related trauma, antisocial behaviour and violence, and trauma informed treatment and service development. She has been undertaking research with King’s Centre for Military Health Research for over 15 years