Paul Cawthron



Paul was appointed as a Trustee of Step One in July 2019. Paul is currently working (part-time) as Consultant in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for Devon Partnership NHS Trust.

Paul has worked in the NHS for the past 40 years.

He has gained experience in a variety of mental health services across the country including London, Oxford and Nottinghamshire. For the past 20 years Paul has lived and worked in Devon. Paul’s clinical interest has been in developing services for vulnerable older adolescents, such as children in and leaving Care, supporting their transition into adulthood. As well as the clinical skills and knowledge developed over his career Paul has significant managerial experience as Clinical Director in one NHS Trust before being appointed Medical Director in another.