Shahid Latif


Dr. Shahid Latif is a Consultant Psychiatrist and Medical Director at St. Matthews Healthcare. He started his training in psychiatry in 1997 initially in the Republic of Ireland and then England.

He has 15 years of experience in medical management building productive relationships at all levels, pioneering innovative mental health systems and clinical development processes, leading change in teaching programmes, setting standards for mental health care advancement and improving the quality of people’s lives.

The Royal College of Psychiatrists recognised his huge contribution towards mental health care, awareness, education and service delivery by honoring him with a  Fellowship in October 2017. He also received clinical excellence awards in 2012 and 2018.

He is currently the Chair of RCPsych Trent Division and the British Pakistani Psychiatrists Association and former chair of RCPsych Transcultural SIG.

He is a an examiner for the MRCPsych exams and offers mentorship to international medical graduates.

He is on the BBC Asian Networks panel of experts for mental health and hosts his own radio health show during Ramadan.

He has proactively worked with the government of Pakistan and the Pakistan Cricket Board in 2021.