Imperial College London

James Warner

Faculty of MedicineFaculty of Medicine Centre

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer



+44 (0)20 3315 5991j.warner




South Kensington Centre for Mental HealthChelsea and Westminster HospitalChelsea and Westminster Campus





James is a consultant old age psychiatrist in CNWL foundation Trust. He works in the NHS as a liaison psychiatrist at Imperial College Healthcare and Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals, as National Professional Advisor for Old Age Psychiatry at the Care Quality Commission and as Medical Director for Red & Yellow Care.  

James is a passionate educator and has held a number of key appointments including vertical theme lead for student experience in Imperial College, Director of Medical Education and Director of Clinical Studies for CNWL Foundation Trust. He was awarded the Royal College of Psychiatrists trainer of the year in 2011. He also undertakes research in a variety of themes including treatment of dementia and service provision. He has over 100 peer reviewed publications.

James is the UK representative on the World Psychiatric Association section of Old Age Psychiatry and served as Chair of the Old Age Faculty at the Royal College of Psychiatrists between 2012 and 2016 where he led the campaign to reverse ageless mental health services.



D'Amico F, Rehill A, Knapp M, et al., 2016, Cost-effectiveness of exercise as a therapy for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia within the EVIDEM-E randomised controlled trial, International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, Vol:31, ISSN:0885-6230, Pages:656-665

Nilforooshan R, Benson L, Gage H, et al., 2016, Comparison of service utilisation and costs of working age adults and older adults receiving treatment for psychosis and severe non-psychotic conditions in England: implications for commissioning., International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, ISSN:1099-1166

Maclaren T, Warner J, 2016, Will the journal club survive?: Commentary on… are journal clubs useful in teaching psychiatry?, Bj Psych Advances, Vol:22, ISSN:2056-4678, Pages:211-212

Warner JP, 2015, Old age psychiatry in the modern age, British Journal of Psychiatry, Vol:207, ISSN:0007-1250, Pages:375-376

Lowery D, Cerga-Pashoja A, Iliffe S, et al., 2014, The effect of exercise on behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia: the EVIDEM-E randomised controlled clinical trial, International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, Vol:29, ISSN:0885-6230, Pages:819-827

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