Suman Fernando – Short Bio

A psychiatrist in the British National Health Service for over twenty years, Suman Fernando is now an academic, writer and advisor on mental health practice and service provision and is involved in providing mental health services for people from minority ethnic groups in the UK and Sri Lanka.


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