Our Leadership Team at Schoen Clinic Newbridge

Working together

Our Senior Leadership Team at Schoen Clinic Newbridge consists of the Governance Board of Directors and operational members of the on-site senior management team.

Senior Leadership Team

Amanda Hazelwood, Interim Hospital Director

Amanda has been working within mental healthcare for over 30 years in various senior clinical, managerial and director levels positions in the NHS, private and charity healthcare sectors.

Amanda trained as a mental health nurse in the early 1990’s, before doing her psychoanalytic psychotherapy training at the Tavistock in 2002.  For 15 years Amanda had her own private practice in eating disorders and was one of 3 Consultant nurses in the UK for the NHS in eating disorders in 2005.

Amanda will be the Interim Hospital Director at Schoen Clinic Newbridge while we await our new permanent Hospital Director to commence early next year.

Lucy McFadyen - Clinical Manager & Safeguarding Lead

Lucy joined Schoen Clinic Newbridge 12 years ago after completing a degree in Paediatric Nursing. A highly respected and integral member of the nursing team, Lucy has held a wide range of nursing roles, encompassing healthcare assistant, staff nurse, senior staff nurse and lead nurse. She was the first paediatric trained nurse to join the hospital, embedding the phlebotomy and nasogastric feeding programmes at Newbridge. The nursing team brings together the complementary strengths and competencies of both paediatric and mental health nursing.

Lucy was appointed Clinical Manager in October 2020. Her appointment reflects a great strength of our service: senior staff have worked for Newbridge for many years, are deeply committed and bring an integral understanding of all aspects of the service and the needs of the young people we support.

Richard Cappell - Operations Manager

Richard joined Schoen Clinic in October 2023 as Operations Manager at Schoen Clinic Newbridge.

Richard has a lot of experience within similar roles having previously worked as Head of Facilities for an acute mental health hospital which he helped to open. Richard also has a lot of experience managing teams and looking after buildings and implementing new processes.

His role at Schoen Clinic Newbridge encompasses looking after the day to day smooth running of the hospital, ensuring a safe environment for patients, colleagues, visitors and guests.

Dr Tony Winston - Medical Director

Dr Winston is Medical Director at Schoen Clinic UK Group and a Consultant in Eating Disorders at Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust. He has more than 20 years’ experience treating young people with eating disorders.
He qualified in medicine in 1987 and undertook postgraduate training in general medicine, psychiatry and psychotherapy. Dr Winston is an Honorary Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Warwick and has published extensively on various aspects of eating disorders.
He currently leads a national working group on complex eating disorders at NHS England.