Dr Donald MacIntyre

Director, NRS Mental Health Network; Honorary Reader


Donald is an NHS consultant general psychiatrist, currently seconded to NHS 24 as Associate Medical Director, a post which he combines with clinical research. He graduated in Edinburgh in 1996, and started psychiatric training in 1999. He has combined research and clinical practice throughout his career. He was awarded MD in 2013, promoted to Honorary Reader in 2017, and appointed Director of the NRS Mental Health Network in 2022.

Research summary

Donald is interested in exploring the validity of psychiatric diagnoses using novel methods of phenotyping and using technological innovations, routine measurement and record linkage to improve mental health care and treatment.

Funding Sources

  • Chief Scientist Office
  • Digital Health Institute
  • Scottish Mental Health Research Network
  • Scottish Government


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