Dr Mandy Byron
Dr Mandy Bryon is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Head of Psychological Services at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), London, UK. Mandy has worked as the psychologist for the Cystic Fibrosis team since February 1990.
Mandy co-founded the UK Psychosocial Professionals in Cystic Fibrosis Group and is currently a member of the Scientific Committee of the European Cystic Fibrosis Society. Mandy is currently the psychosocial representative on the Medical Advisory Committee of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust and is the Psychologist member of the committee developing the NICE Guidelines for Cystic Fibrosis.
Mandy's research interests include the psychological impact of cystic fibrosis, particularly sibling relationships, adherence to treatment, quality of life, eating disorders and body image disturbance.
Mandy has been involved in the UK validation of the CFQ-UK, a quality of life measure for children and adults with cystic fibrosis. She has developed a new measure of disturbed eating attitudes and behaviours in people with cystic fibrosis (the CFEAB).