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Dr Kevin Teoh

Dr Kevin Teoh is a Chartered Psychologist and Lecturer in Organisational Psychology at Birkbeck, University of London. His primary research interests are around developing healthier workplaces, and the translation of research into practice, policy and public dissemination. Kevin has collaborated extensively with the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, and on projects involving the Ministry of Defence and the National Health Service, as well as organisations in both the public and private sectors. These projects have primarily been around workplace wellbeing, management training, recruitment and retention, and safety. A key component of his interest lies in the interactions between working conditions, staff wellbeing and patient care within the healthcare sector. In addition to journal publications and speaking events, Kevin was the co-author on a report into the mental health of UK doctors. Kevin is on the Executive Committee of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology. He is also the Deputy Editor for the Occupational Health Psychologist, and a reviewer at a number of key journals in the field.

Some Recent Publications

Hassard, J., Teoh, K.R.H., & Cox, T. (2019). Estimating the Cost of Work-related Violence: A Systematic Review of Cost-of-Illness Studies. Safety Science

Teoh, K.R.H., Hassard, J., & Cox, T. (2019). Do doctors’ perceived working conditions influence quality of care? A systematic review. Work & Stress.

McDowall, A., Gamblin, D., Teoh, K., Raine, C., & Ehnold-Danailov, A. (2019). ‘Balancing Act’: PIPA’s survey into the impact of caring responsibilities on career progression in the performing arts. Report prepared for Parents in Performing Arts.
Teoh, K.R.H., Hassard, J., & Cox, T. (2018). A multilevel perspective on the interaction between job demands and resources’ impact on doctor wellbeing. Health Care Management Review.
Kinman, G. & Teoh, K. (2018). What could make a difference to the mental health of UK doctors? A review of the research evidence. Report prepared for the Louise Tebboth Foundation and the Society for Occupational Medicine.
Khan, A.S.A., Teoh, K., Islam, M.I., & Hassard, J. (2018). Psychosocial Work Characteristics, Burnout, Psychological Morbidity Symptoms and Early Retirement Intentions: A Cross-sectional Study of NHS Consultants in the United Kingdom. BMJ Open, 8:e018720. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018720.

Dr Kevin Teoh

Dr Kevin Teoh


Lecturer in Organizational Psychology
Department of Organizational Psychology
Birkbeck, University of London
London WC1E 7HX
Twitter: @kevinteohrh



Centre for Sustainable Working Life
Birkbeck University of London
Room 210,
Clore Management Centre
Malet Street,
London WC1E 7HX