Younger, Jane

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Job Title: Consultant in Psychological Medicine

Qualifications: MB ChB, MRCPsych

Speciality: Liaison Psychiatry

GMC Number: 4549800

Membership/Appointments: Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Clinics: Clinics held in The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre - Wirral

Tumour site(s): All disease groups

Details:

Dr Jane Younger is a consultant Liaison psychiatrist working in psychological medicine at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre since January 2015. Before this she worked in the psycho-oncology department at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust from 2009 to the end of 2014. Her undergraduate training was at Liverpool Medical School and she graduated in 1998. Her post graduate training in psychiatry was in Manchester and she has been a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists since 2002. She trained in general adult and old age psychiatry as well as liaison psychiatry. Her current post is working with patients with complex comorbid physical and psychological health needs and she is particularly interested in patients’ long term mental health needs following a diagnosis of cancer. This includes an interest in psycho-sexual problems and psychotherapy.