Mrs Phair in HEATHFIELD
Nursing care of older people with mental health problems in hospitals or care homes • Suspected abuse & neglect • All categories include people who suffer from dementia & physical frailty • Nurses who work with older people who are in care homes • Mental Capacity Act assessment • NHS continuing care assessment • Independent reviews & serious untoward incident investigations • Serious case reviews • Adult protection investigations • Criminal & coroners • Court of Protection Best Interest Assessments
Ms Poate-Joyner in CHICHESTER
Specialist areas include: • Adult mental health • Full range of psychological disorders • Learning disability • Vulnerable adults • Intellectual & cognitive functioning assessment • IQ • Mental capacity • Capacity to consent • Global parenting & family assessment • Risk assessment • Child care proceedings • Sexual abuse • Sexual offences • Trauma • PTSD • Specialist training & expertise in the assessment of autistic spectrum disorders (ASD), especially Asperger's Syndrome ...
Dr Horsford in LONDON
Neuropsychological assessments • Parenting assessments • Assessment of cognitive & intellectual abilities • Sexual abuse & risk assessments • Mental health & mental capacity assessments • Disability assessments • Drug use & addiction • Occupational stress & depression • Offender assessment & fitness to plead • Performance & fitness to work assessments • Equality, diversity & human rights • Recruitment & selection • Children Act • Employment Tribunals • Unfair dismissal • Expertise working with black & minority ethnic communities ...
Dr Cooling in SHALDON
Since 1992 I have provided medico-legal reports in the field of personal injury, criminal cases, mental capacity, medical negligence & historic sexual abuse cases. I provide 300 opinions a year. I have provided expert opinions for cases in Australia, Africa, South Africa & Eire. I am frequently instructed in respect of legal aid cases.
Dr Lewis in SOLIHULL
I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with extensive experience of providing psycho-legal reports in civil and criminal proceedings. Areas of expertise include personal injury, clinical negligence, cognitive functioning/IQ, mental capacity, fitness to plead/stand trial, suggestibility, assessment of personality and psychological functioning, impact of abuse/domestic violence, trauma and PTSD. I also undertake therapy within a medico-legal context.
Dr Series in OXFORD
Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist (Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust) & Member, Faculty of Law (University of Oxford) • Mental health problems of all kinds in older people • Capacity & incapacity (including current & retrospective testamentary capacity, & LPA & COP3 certificates) • Deprivation of liberty • Mental Health Act work • Psychopharmacology • Dementia, depression, psychosis & anxiety disorders • Negligence • Training provider • CUBS Expert Witness Certificate • Civil, criminal & Court of Protection Mental ...
Dr Vincenti in NORTHALLERTON
All matters pertaining to adult & old age psychiatry • Particular expertise in: • Psychiatric & psychological sequelae of stress & trauma, particularly post-traumatic stress • Occupational health in relation to psychiatry • Postnatal mental disorder • Medical negligence • Approved clinician for the purposes of the Mental Health Act • Mental Capacity Act Deprivation of Liberty Assessor
Dr Dhar in LONDON
Harley Street medico-legal practice • Personal injury causation & quantum • Employment disability & discrimination • Negligence & duty of care • Mental capacity & testamentary capacity • Criminal mitigation & psychiatric defences • Immigration cases • Reports prepared within 2 weeks of instruction ...
Dr Blake in LONDON
Neuropsychology • Assessment & rehabilitation • Acquired brain injury • Personal injury • Assessment of capacity
Dr Amin in SALE
Assessment of mental incapacity • Capacity assessment • Medical/clinical negligence (adult psychiatry)
Dr Halari in TWICKENHAM
Family work • Disability • Psychometric testing • Autistic spectrum disorder - diagnostic assessment • Personality • Asperger's disorder - diagnostic assessment • ADHD • Neuropsychological assessments - brain injury • RTAs, ADHD & PTSD • Criminal law • Immigration • Personal injury • Capacity • Negligence • All the above with adolescents, adults & older adults • Dr Halari is an Honorary Lecturer at Kings College, University of London
Dr Sumners in LONDON
I am a general adult psychiatrist with a special interest in brain injury rehabilitation & experience of forensic work • My work as an expert witness is in the field of the psychiatric effects of personal injury, e.g. brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, & also in relation to clinical negligence & the assessment of capacity
Dr Blyth in BIRMINGHAM
Adoption • Asylum seekers • Attachment • Child abuse (all types) • Chronic & enduring childhood illness • Cognitive assessments • Contact disputes • Child development • Domestic violence • Foster placements • Gender identity disorder • Learning disabilities • Mental capacity • Mental health • Multicultural & multiracial families • Non-accidental injuries & child death • Parents in prison • Risk behaviours (injury to self & others) • Sexual abuse • Sexualised behaviour • Sibling relationships • Substance abuse • Trauma • Implacable hostility
Dr Blandford in CLACTON-ON-SEA
Adult psychological assessment for civil & criminal court proceedings: • Cognitive & intellectual functioning (e.g. IQ) • Daily adaptive/social functioning • Capacity & fitness to plead • Executive functioning (e.g. adaptive behaviour, abstract thinking, mental flexibility, problem solving, planning, inhibition & social behaviour) • Malingering • Memory • Suggestibility & compliance • Personality disorders & clinical syndromes • Dementing processes • Affective conditions (e.g. anxiety disorders, depression, PTSD)
Dr Braier in LONDON
Assessment of mental capacity • Care proceedings • Child abuse • Family & child issues • Fitness to plead • Parenting assessments • Psychotherapy & counselling
Dr Shapero in MARKET HARBOROUGH
Assessment of criminal responsibility • Assessment of fitness to plead • Assessment of psychiatric aspects of compensation • Assessment of causes & treatment of aggression • Assessment of sexual criminal behaviour • Assessment of fire-setting behaviour • Assessment of testamentary capacity • Assessment of psychiatric aspects of child custody cases • Mental Health Act • Assessment of homicide cases • Diminished responsibility • Assessment of insanity • Reports for Mental Health Review Tribunals • Reports in respect of claims ...
Dr Albazzaz in NOTTINGHAM
Consultant stroke physician, geriatrician & general medicine practitioner • Special interest in stroke & Parkinson's disease • Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Sheffield Medical School • Extensive experience in all aspects of acute stroke, thrombolysis, stroke rehabilitation, geriatric & general medicine • Experience in the assessment of disability, falls & rehabilitation, mental capacity assessment, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, movement disorders & osteoporosis • Pressure sores • Medical ...
Mr Lomas in SEVENOAKS
Impact of educational provision on life chances, employability & education • Impact of medical treatment on life chances, employability & education • Impact of head injury on life chances, employability & education • Special Educational Needs, including 'failure to educate' • Bullying (child & adult) • Child & adult learning difficulties
Dr Bickle in NOTTINGHAM
Criminal, Parole Board, Prison & Civil (especially capacity & civil behaviour orders) • Fitness to plead • Fitness to be interviewed • Effective participation in legal proceedings • Insanity • Diminished responsibility • Provocation & loss of control • Duress • Risk assessment & dangerousness • Disposal • Mitigation • Prognosis • Effect of imprisonment on mental health • Parole recommendations • Civil capacity issues • Violent offences • Sexual offences • Arson • Drugs offences • Committed to providing a speedy response to enquiries & ...
Dr Donner in LONDON
A Registered Clinical Psychologist with the Health Professions Council and a Chartered Psychologist at the British Psychological Society • Areas of expertise include: • IQ & cognitive functioning • Psychometric evaluation • Suggestibility • Mental capacity • Dementia assessment • Forensic risk assessment • Diagnosis of autism & Asperger syndrome • Fitness to plead or stand trial • Specialist interest in providing expert witness testimony for cases involving adults with autism, Asperger's syndrome and/or learning disability ...
Dr Jacobson in BECKENHAM
I have special interests in the fields of: • Neuropsychiatry • Affective disorders, including bipolar disorder • Psychiatric disorders following accidents, including post-traumatic stress disorder • Chronic pain • Neuropsychiatric sequelae of head injury • Brain damage in children & adults • Assessment of capacity
Dr Hill in SUNDERLAND
An independent clinical & forensic psychologist with over 18 years' experience in the assessment & treatment of mental health issues & in relation to offending & risk assessment ...
Dr Shenoy in WIMBLEDON
Assessments of: • Cognitive & intellectual functioning • Neuropsychological • Mental capacity • Parenting • Fitness to work • Mental illness • Personality & personality disorders • Trauma • PTSD • Asperger's • Adult ADHD • Risk • Domestic violence • Self-harm • Adjustment disorders • Disability • Children & adults' safeguarding • Family • Psychological sequelae • Impairments & functioning • BME population • Personal injury • Asylum • Sexual abuse • Occupational stress • Malingering • Anger • Pain • Grief • Bereavement
Dr Davies in SWANSEA
Adult psychiatry • Liaison psychiatry • Psychiatric reactions to illness & trauma, including PTSD & depression • Clinical negligence • Factitious disorder & malingering • Extensive clinical experience in psychiatry of physical disease & trauma • Appointments available in Cardiff, Swansea & Bridgend, plus elsewhere by arrangement • Usual availability 6 weeks or less • Fees £200/hour; fixed fee quotes available
Dr Drayton in BIRMINGHAM
I am able to provide psychological reports that will answer the questions in your letter of instruction. The reports will be written for a legal audience, in plain English, with no psychobabble. All my reports will have clear recommendations and practical advice on how the person being assessed can be helped. I am also an Accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator. ...
Dr Lawson in HALIFAX
Mental Capacity Act 2005 & Deprivation of Liberty Safeguard Assessments • Psychiatric assessments of people with learning disabilities, autism & Asperger's syndrome • Mental Health Act 1983-related assessments of mental disorders • Testamentary capacity & COP assessments • Section 12 approved MHA 1983 • Medical Member, North of England Panel for MHA 1983 Section 12 Approval Applications • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine