Dr Peter Bagshaw

GGP and Somerset CCG clinical lead for Mental Health, Dementia and Learning Disabilities

Dr Peter Bagshaw has been a GP in for over 30 years. His medical interests include holistic medicine, mental health, disease risk reduction, metabolic health and dementia.

In addition to general practice, he has worked as Senior Clinical Fellow at the University of Bristol, and is currently Clinical Lead in Mental Health, Dementia, and Learning Difficulties for Somerset CCG., For 5 years he was the Director of the South West Clinical Network for Dementia.

He co-authored the NHSE “Older person’s Mental Health Primer” and is the author of “Daggers of the Mind” (a psychiatric whodunnit!)

His outside interests include painting, quantum mechanics and karate (black belt in Shotokan Karate).