Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineFaculty of Medicine Centre

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer







31A0Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Wing (QEQM)St Mary's Campus





  2021                     AlexRushforth, EmmaLadds, SietseWieringaSharonTaylorbc Trisha Greenhalgh  Long Covid - The illness narratives. Social Science & Medicine. Volume 286, October 2021.              

2021                                 Rosello R*Girela-Serrano B*, Gómez S, Baig B, Lim M**, Taylor S***Joint first authors of equal contribution, **Joint last authors of equal contribution. Characterizing the features and course of psychiatric symptoms in children and adolescents with Autoimmune Encephalitis. European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience. 2021. accepted for Publication July 4th.

2021                                       Martine N; Rayner, C; Freyer, A; Taylor, S; Järte, Li; MacDermott, N; Delaney, B. Recommendations for the recognition, diagnosis, and management of long covid: A Delphi study
British Journal of General Practice. 2021

2021                                       Rushforth A, Ladds E, Husain L,  Rayner C,  Taylor S E,  and Greenhalgh T Long Covid – the illness narratives. Social Science and Medicine. 2021. In press.

2021                                       Sivan M, Taylor SE. Invited Editorial on NICE guideline on long covid Research must be done urgently to fill the many gaps in this new “living guideline”. BMJ. Feb 2021

2021                                       Ladds E, Rushforth A,  Wieringa S,  Taylor S E, Rayner C, Husain L and Greenhalgh T. Developing services for long COVID: lessons from a study of wounded healers. Clinical medicine Journal. Jan 2021. 

2020                                        Ladds E,  Rushforth A, Wieringa S, Taylor SE, Rayener C, Husain L, Greenhalgh T. Persistent symptoms after Covid-19: qualitative study of 114 "long Covid" patients and draft quality principles for services. BMC Health serv Research. Dec 2020 

2020                                       Ladds E, Taylor SE, Greenhalgh T. The forgotten Covid-19 ‘survivors’. BMC series Blogs. Dec 2020.

2020                                       Taylor S E,  Yamey G. Post acute covid what you need to know. Sept 2020.

2020                                        Authors in alphabetical order, Suett J, Taylor SE et al. BMJ 2020. From doctors as patients: a manifesto for tackling  persisting symptoms of covid-19.

2020                                       Yamey G & Taylor S E 2020: We Need to Take Care of the Growing Number of Long-Term COVID-19 Patients. TIME magazine August 11 2020.

2020                                      Lokugamage A, Taylor S & Raynor C. Patients’ experiences of “long covid” are missing from the NHS narrative. The BMJ opinion. July 10, 2020

2014                                      Taylor S E; A day in the life of an Imperial College personal tutor. Undergraduate teaching news letter. Dec 2014.

2012                                      Taylor S, Fiertag O, Ninis N, Beri S. Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis: an important differential diagnosis in psychosis. Response to Article.  E- Letter The British Journal of Psychiatry Jan 2012.

2011                                      Taylor, S. When Actions Speak Louder than words. Context February 2011.

2010                                      Taylor, S. Haase, T. Weaver T, Kidd J, and E. M. Garralda EM, Child involvement in the paediatric consultation: a qualitative study of children and carers’ views. Child health care and development.  2010c

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2008                                       L Perera, S Taylor, and S Laurent
Implementing Paediatric Liaison: audit of staff perceptions and service use
Arch. Dis. Child., Dec 2008; 93: 1077 - 1078.

2004                                       Nestel D, Taylor S, Spender Q. Evaluation of an inter-professional workshop to develop a psychosocial assessment and child-centred communication training programme for paediatricians in training
BMC Medical Education, 4: 25 (21st Nov 2004). 

2004                                       Fellow-Smith E, Orr G, Ahmer S, Hepper F, Sohani M, Taylor S, Tolmac J. A Novel Specialist Registrar Leadership & Management Experience: A Work-based Experiential Learning Group. Clinician in Management. 12: 3: 123-128. 2004.

2003                                       Taylor SE, Tudor Williams G, Garralda ME, Martinez N. Authors reply. The Lancet. March. 2003.

2003                                      Taylor SE, Garralda ME, Tudor Williams G, Martinez N. Hashimoto’s encephalopathy: An organic cause of neuropsychiatric illness in adolescence. The Lancet. Volume 361, 15 February 2003.

2003                                       Taylor S, Garralda ME. The management of somatoform disorders. Current Opinion in Psychiatry.16:227-231.2003.

2002                                       Taylor S. Sleep Disturbance in Children and Adolescents with Disorders of Development: its Significance and Management. Edited by Stores. G and Wiggs. L. Clinics in Developmental Medicine. Psychological Medicine vol 32. (Book review).2002.

 2000                                       Taylor S., Kilham, H., Bernard E., & Dossetor D. The Youngest Case of Pervasive Refusal Syndrome.  Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry. Volume 5; 1 January 2000.

1998                                       Taylor S. Kopel H. Art Therapy as a Means of Regulating Affect. Abstract presented at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 11th Annual Meeting.

College Guidelines


2004                                       Involved in creation of Royal College of Paediatrics CFS/ME Guidelines as part of Delphi Panel Consensus

 Books and chapters published

2020   & 2012                       Fiertag O, Taylor S, Tareen A & Garralda E. Somatoform disorders. IACAPAP Textbook of child and adolescent mental health. Editor Joseph Rey. Open access publication. First and second edition

2012                                       Taylor S. Ani C. Emotions and Behaviour Chapter 21 in Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics. Editors Lissauer & Clayden. 

2007                                       Taylor S. Garralda ME. Emotions and behaviour. Chapter 21 in Illustrated Self Assessment in Paediatrics. Editors Lissauer, Roberts, Foster, Coren. Second Edition. Elsevier Mosby 2007           

2007                                       Taylor S. Garralda ME. Emotions and Behaviour Chapter 21 in Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics. Editors Lissauer & Clayden. Third Edition. 2007.

2003                                       Lask B, Taylor S, Nunn K. Child Psychiatry for the Paediatrician. BMA books. March 2003. To date approximately 10,000 copies sold.

1997                                       Taylor S., & Raffles A. Colour Atlas of Paediatrics. Mosby-Wolfe Imprint. 1997.

                                               Further editions translated into Hungarian, Turkish, Chinese and Polish .To date over 10,000 copies sold.

1997                                       Lissauer & Clayden. Case History Contribution to Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics. First edition. 1997.