Qualifications: MBBS BSc MRCGP ACC
Dr Mecky McNeil
As Mental HealthFirst Director, Dr Mecky McNeil helps coordinate and deliver our mental health seminars and trainings. Mecky is a British-trained General Practitioner (GP) with 15 years of clinical experience. She worked in a large family practice for many years and was also a GP specialist in Cardiology.
Always passionate about health promotion and disease prevention, Mecky became a health coach in 2017 after completing her training as an associate coach with University of Cape Town Postgraduate Business School. She now focuses on mental health and alongside her role with HealthFirst, Mecky has a part-time role at ensa Mental Health First Aid in Switzerland.
This includes developing the MHFA programmes in English, alongside being an instructor trainer and the English ensa instructor co-ordinator.