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 Expert  728580

Expert in Adult Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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As well as being an NHS Consultant Psychiatrist, Prof Expert is a Chartered Neuropsychologist and Member of the British Neuropsychiatry Association, and a former Mental Health Act Commissioner.

He has received numerous acclamations, awards and prizes from the Mental Health Foundation (Scholarship), Cambridge University (Baron ver Heyden de Lancey), Newcastle University (Wilfred Kingdom), and a British Council travel award. He is an Honorary Lifetime Achievement Fellow at the Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum (CINP).

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, British Psychological Society, Royal Society of Medicine (Representative to NICE and Psychiatry Section Council Member), and Invited Fellow of Royal Society of Arts, an International Member American Psychiatric Association, Emeritus Member American Association for the Advancement of Science.

He has been recognised by the General Medical Council under the European Specialist Medical Qualification Order 1995 and by the Secretary of State as having special expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness under section 12(2) of the Mental Health Act 1983.

He is also a Second Opinion Approved Doctor.

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adult psychiatry

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mental disorder

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neuropsychiatry

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psychiatric malpractice

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psychiatric trauma

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depression (mood)

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posttraumatic stress disorder

Previously in charge of Brain Injury Unit St. Ann's Hospital. Post Graduate prize from Cambridge University for work on brain injury. He has written several publications. Conference Organiser and examiner for Royal Society of Medicine. Member of the British Neuropsychiatry Association. Member Neuropsychiatry Section Royal College of Psychiatrists and Brain Injury Group.
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brain injury

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head injury


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1972   MB BS   Medicine   Newcastle University   Wilfred Kingdom Prize and Mental Health Foundation Scholarship
  MA   Psychology   Cambridge University   Baron ver Heyden de Lancey Prize
  FRCPsych   Psychiatry   Royal College of Psychiatrists  
  FBPsS C. Pschol.   Psychology   British Psychological Association  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2003 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 


 

Consultant

 

Individual and Rehabilitation team worker for brain injury and psychiatry disorders.

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Expert's Firm

 

Mental Health

 

Specialist departments: Brain Injury and Rehabilitation

 


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(Undisclosed)

 

Psychiatry/Liaison Psychiatry

 

Univ. Lecuturer and First Assistant

 


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Expert's Firm

 


 

Chairman W. Haringey Division

 



Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

External examiner for the Master in Medicine (Psychiatry) degree National University of Singapore 1987 and 1988, and invited course tutor and lecturer 1989 as representative of Royal College of Psychiatrists. Phd examiner Manchester Univ. Chairman London Psychiatric Committee, 1995 to present; previous Chairman of Merit Awards and Conference Committees.

Executive Psychiatric Committee Member and Examiner, Royal Society of Medicine and representative to NICE 2006-present.

Professional Appointments

Invited presentations at foreign meetings and institutions and British Medical Schools and Universities. Initiated and ran courses for the British Postgraduate Federation at 3 Teaching Hospitals and for the Medical Research Council, video teaching material and a rating scale prepared for the W.H.O. Referee for several psychiatric journals and the British Medical Journal. Member Editorial Board, British Journal of Medical Practitioners .

Awards/Recognition

Mental Health Foundation (Scholarship), Cambridge University (Baron ver Heyden de Lancey), Newcastle University (Wilfred Kingdom) British Council travel award. Honorary Lifetime Achievement Fellow Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum (CINP).


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has authored or edited 13 books and about 150 scientific papers.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - W.B. Saunders, London, Philadelphia, Toronto etc.  
 - Psychiatry, Bailliere Tindal, London.  
 - Bailliere Tindall, London  
 - John Libby, London  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1993 to 1995   Law Commission   Advisor   Consultation papers;

Mentally incapacitated adults and decision-making: medical treatment and research, Consultation Paper no. 130

Common and Public Law: liability for psychiatric illness: Consultation Paper no. 137.

1985 to 1986   Parliamentary Select Committee on Social Services   Advisor   Invited submission copy (CC142) placed in the House of Commons Library (cited p.83 Second Report from the Social Services Committee vol. 1 HMSO, London and vol.ll p.6).

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Law Commission Consultation Papers, Parliamentary Select Committee on Social Services 1984-1985, Serious Fraud Office, General Medical Council, NHS Litigation Authority and individual NHS trusts.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Instructions received from Germany, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong and Norway, where he was an appointed expert to the Crown Court, Oslo. Instructed by the Metropolitan Police, the Official Solicitor, the Treasury Solicitor, the Serious Fraud Office, Department of Public Prosecutions in England and also the Channel Islands, the Royal College of Nursing, the Medical Defence Society, the Medical Protection Society, the NHS Litigation Authority and individual NHS trusts, and given invited advice to the General Medical Council and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. He is a founder member of the Expert Witness Institute and on the Law Society's panel of experts. Several reported cases.

Approximately 5% of his instructions are joint, 40% on behalf of defendants and 55% on behalf of claimants.

Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Mental Illness Group Home expert for consulting on Mental Illness Group Home.
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International Experience:
Country / Region   Summary
Worldwide   Instructions received from Germany, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong and Norway, where he was an appointed expert to the Crown Court, Oslo.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Initiated and ran courses for the British Postgraduate Federation at 3 Teaching Hospitals and for the Medical Research Council, video teaching material and a rating scale developed for the W.H.O.


 

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