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Dr Olga Runcie is a Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Mental Health. She graduated from Izhevsk State Medical academy in 1995 and undertook Specialist Training in Psychiatry in Russia and then in Aberdeen (2003 -2006). Dr Runcie took a post as Consultant Psychiatrist for NHS Grampian in 2006 in Royal Cornhill Hospital and also was appointed Honorary Lecturer for Aberdeen University. She took an active role in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical training and lectured widely on different aspects of mental health and on sleep medicine. Dr Runcie has a keen interest in Sleep Medicine with a particular focus on interaction between Sleep Disorders and Mental Health. She attended a number of courses in both the UK and the US on topics of sleep disorders. Dr Runcie completed two year postgraduate diploma course in Sleep Medicine at Oxford University (2016 -2018). Between August 2015 and August 2018 Dr Runcie worked as a Community Consultant Psychiatrist in NHS Tayside. Currently Dr Runcie works in private practice holding Mental health and Sleep clinics at Albyn Hospital and ROC Private clinic in Aberdeen.
Areas of interest
Treatment of Depression and Anxiety Disorders.
Clinical assessment of sleep difficulties;
Review and management of medication for sleep problems;
Treatment of Insomnia with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy;
Management of body clock problems (circadian rhythms disorder);
Assessment of shift work disorder.
Referral of Adult ADHD assessment could be accepted (GP referral is essential).
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Psychophysiological disorders
- Jackie Shanks
- Albyn Hospital 21-24 Albyn Place Aberdeen AB10 1RW
- 01224 595993
Discretionary points (service award) from NHS Grampian.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- English - Native or bilingual
- Russian - Native or bilingual
Courses offered to GPs
Sleep disorders in primary care.
CBT for insomnia.
Why do we sleep: sleep functions and sleep physiology.
Sleep in depression.
Chronic pain and sleep problems.
- MB ChB Izhevsk State Medical Academy 1995
- Post Graduate Diploma in Sleep Medicine Oxford University 2018
Reference number 6069057
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Psychiatry, 2008
Affiliations / memberships
British Medical Association
Royal College of Psychiatrists
British Sleep Society
Scottish Sleep Forum
Medical Defence Union Scotland
- 21-24 Albyn PlaceABERDEENAB10 1RW
- 13:00 - 17:30
- 01224 595993
- ROC Private clinic
- 09:30 - 16:00
- 01224 515254
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.