Dr Emily Finch

Facilitator, Clinical Director & Addictions operational directorate

Dr Finch is the Addictions Clinical Academic Group (CAG) Clinical Director with responsibility for Addiction services across Lambeth, Bexley, Greenwich and Wandsworth. She is currently clinical lead for the Alcohol Assertive Outreach Team.

She is currently on the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) And co-chair of the recovery committee. She was a member of the group revising the 2007 Drug misuse and dependence: guidelines on clinical management and is also a member of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs. Emily is the vice-chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Addictions Executive. She is a co-chair of the London Joint Working Group on Hepatitis C. She is a member of the NICE guidelines group on safer prescribing.

Emily teaches and lectures, on all aspects of addiction and supervises PhD students. She is an educational and clinical supervisor for psychiatric trainees. She is head of education and training for the Clinical Academic Group. Her research interests include the outcome of treatment for opiate users, hepatitis C and injectable prescribing. Emily is a Trustee of alcohol research UK and Gamcare.