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Cassie Finnigan

Cassie has worked within NHS mental health settings for over 25 years in various roles. She has worked clinically in inpatient mental health services, led a Mental Health Act administration department and as a MHA Improvement Manager. She is currently the Head of Mental Health Act for an NHS Trust, that is rated ‘outstanding’, and has overall responsibility for compliance, governance, and assurance around the MHA. She has developed and implemented Mental Health Act drop-in clinics for service users promoting full involvement in their care. She provides expert advice to all services within her trust and has supported new MHA administrators both in NHS Trusts, Independent Hospitals and Acute Hospitals. Cassie provides training on the MHA, the MCA and the interface for clinicians, advocates and administrators and receives excellent feedback for content, knowledge and delivery. She has an LLM in Mental Health Law.

What people say about Cassie:

"The training course provided by Cassie was amazing, it was very needed, as I have come back from long term sickness and was beneficial in refreshing my brain and also learnt a lot of new things, especially with regards to part 3. Thank you Cassie."

"Has a wealth of knowledge and delivers the course professionally and easy to understand"

"Cassie was amazing and engaging. I felt like I learnt new things! Thanks Cassie, really informative and knowledgeable."

"Cassie was extremely knowledgeable, but was also engaging she succeeded in making the course relevant to both newly appointed and very experienced staff. Good slides Bravo!"

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