Dr Ian Collings qualified from Imperial College School of Medicine in 2000. He completed all of his training in the South Wales area and became a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 2005.
He has worked as a Consultant in Swansea since 2012. Dr Collings has worked in acute inpatient psychiatry, home treatment and rehabilitation and recovery.
Dr Collings has previously been the Core Training Programme Director for Swansea Training Scheme and the Wales Deanery Performance Lead for psychiatry. Between 2015 and 2017 Dr Collings was the Head of School/Associate Dean for Psychiatry. As Head of School Dr Collings lead in the development of a number of innovative educational initiatives including the MRCPsych exam preparation course and advanced communications skills training.
Dr Collings has an interest in the use of technology to deliver education and training and improving resilience in trainees.