Joint Advocacy Committee Vice-Chairs
Joint Advocacy Committee Vice Chair
GP. Treasurer. WFMH.
BiographyDr Henk Parmentier originates from the Netherlands and has been trained both in The Netherlands and in the UK where he finalised his GP training. He is a practising London General Practitioner with a special interest in Mental Health, facilitating and conducting Primary Care research.
He works as a GP Clinical Lead in a London GP surgery and is a visiting professor at the Medical Faculty of the Nova University, Lisbon, Portugal.
He is a member of the WONCA (World Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioners/Family Physicians) Working Party on Mental Health, Board Member and Treasurer of the WFMF (World Federation for Mental Health) and advisory Board Member of The Wellbeing Enterprise. He is also a foundation member of the World Dignity Project.
He is a co-author of "Companion to Primary Care Mental Health", and “Primary Care Mental Health in Older People”, a recently published textbook for primary care mental health in the elderly.