Professor Palazidou in LONDON
General adult psychiatry • All kinds of mental disorder • Experienced in psychopharmacology • Drugs used in the treatment of mental disorder • Mood disorders • Manic depressive illness • Bipolar mood disorder & depression • Somali mental health • Psychosocial effects of Khat use • Medical negligence & personal injury • Assessing parental mental health...
Dr Oyewole in HARROW
Psychological trauma secondary to accident or work-related stress • Criminal cases with associated psychiatric illness • Mental Health Act work • Medical malpractice • Cases of competence in elderly individuals • Parent assessment for care proceedings
Dr Vaidya in SHEFFIELD
Medico-legal assessments of children & young people & their families in public law (care proceedings - Single Joint Expert) • Advice to Social Services & courts on placement, residential & fostering • Advice on therapeutic input for successful placement • Youth offending: assessment for ADHD, autism, dangerousness, fitness to plead • Risk assessment, presence of mental disorder & pre-sentencing assessments • Personal injury in children & adolescents • Gaming & technology addiction • MSc in Healthcare Leadership
Dr Pradhan in BIRMINGHAM
Psychopathology & psychiatric disorders • Trauma sequelae (psychiatry, including personal injury) • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Personality disorder • Criminal responsibility (psychiatric assessment) • Fitness to plead (psychiatric assessment) • Dangerous & risk assessment (psychiatric) • Crime victims (psychiatry) • Offender assessment (psychiatric) • Witness assessment & testamentary capacity • Criminal behaviour • Child & family cases (custody cases) • Psychiatric care & rehabilitating • Disability...
Dr Dan Lee in LONDON
Geriatric medicine • Dementia • Falls • Rehabilitation • Personal injury • Clinical negligence • Mental capacity • Life expectancy
Dr Proctor in TARPORLEY
Independent evaluation of psychological & psychiatric problems, including criminal cases • Reviews of Mental Health Act detentions • Family law • Personal injury • PTSD • Secondary victim work • Medical negligence • Criminal responsibility • Fitness to plead & stand trial • Dangerousness & risk assessment • Witness assessment & testamentary capacity
Dr Sembi in LONDON
1. Clinical neuropsychology • Assessment & diagnoses of brain functioning following head injury, post-concussive state, dementia & other neurological disorders 2. Psychometric testing (learning disability, general adult & older adult populations), including: assessment of intelligence (IQ), memory testing & other cognitive functioning 3. Neurorehabilitation following brain injury & other neurological conditions 4. Psychiatric diagnoses, in particular...
Dr Shah in email contact only
Neurovascular (stroke) medicine • General internal medicine • Geriatric medicine • Medico-legal negligence • National Criminal Injuries Database
Dr Zapata in NEWMARKET
Trained in Oxford and London • General Adult Psychiatrist with over 21 years of experience in: PTSD, psychosis, mood and anxiety disorders, Court Diversion, LGBT and transcultural issues and personality disorders • As a medico-legal psychiatrist and expert witness, I have extensive experience in providing opinions to the Home Office, courts and tribunals on patients presenting with complex histories and presentations
Dr Davidsson in SOUTHEND-ON-SEA
I provide psychiatric reports in criminal & civil matters, as well as serve as an expert witness • I have a special interest in transcultural psychiatry (including Refugee Mental Health), PTSD (including road traffic accidents) as well as in criminal matters (10 years' experience from Criminal Justice Mental Health Team) • I am able to perform consultations in English, Danish, Swedish & German • I have more than 25 years' experience in a senior position (including management) & I feel confident within most...
Dr Hicks in TETBURY
Psychiatric disorders • Anxiety disorders & depression • Trauma sequelae • Accident victims • Rape & sexual abuse • Assault victims • War veterans • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Bereavement • Torture victims • Personality disorders • Violence, self-harm & suicide • Psychoses • Criminal behaviour • Stress disorders • Psychiatric assessment • Offender assessment • Psychiatric care • Psychopathology • Personal injury • Schizophrenia • Mentally disordered offenders • Mental health • Occupational psychiatry
Dr Amin in SALE
Assessment of mental incapacity • Capacity assessment • Medical/clinical negligence (adult psychiatry)
Dr Nabavi in BIRMINGHAM
• Regional Medical Director, The Priory Group • Section 12(2) Approved • Honorary Senior Lecturer at Aston Medical School
Dr Seneviratne in LONDON
Extensive experience of appearing at court & tribunals • Also instructed as a joint expert witness & assessor for insurance companies • Fields of expertise include: • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Personal injury • Psychosis • Addictive behaviour • Criminal responsibility • Fitness to plead • Witness assessment • Mental disorder • Dangerousness • Road traffic offences • Mental Health Act reviews • Regularly instructed in civil & criminal cases
Dr Appleford in RUGELEY
General psychiatry • Eating disorders • Mental health & deafness • Medico-legal issues in psychiatric cases • Preparation of psychiatric reports in civil & criminal cases
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
Mr Skidmore in LONDON
Surgical oncology: cancer management (breast, gut, bowel, skin, lung, etc.) • Diagnostic endoscopy, surgical nutrition, intensive care • Trauma surgery, personal injury & clinical negligence evaluation & reporting • Specific topics include: • Back injury • Bioscience • Breast cancer • Gastroenterology • Health & safety • Health care • Neck injury • Oncology • Sports medicine • Surgery: abdomen, chest, hernia, vascular, emergency • Sarcoma • Thoracic surgery • Surgical shock • Surgical referral...
Dr Mannan in DARTFORD
Psychiatric reports • Special interest in UK immigration cases • Fluent Arabic & knowledge of Arabic-speaking countries • Ability to consider subject's condition in context of country conditions • Prepared to undertake investigation as to underlying causes of trauma & matters relating to need for report • Assessment of mental capacity • Fitness to plead • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Negligence in mental health • MSc - Masters Degree (Clinical & Public Health Aspects of Addiction), London • LLM...
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 Donner in BERKHAMSTED
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 • 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 Hashemi in CROYDON
Geriatric medicine • Acute general medicine • Falls in the elderly • Personal injury • Rehabilitation • Dementia • Mental capacity • Confusional states • Mental impairment • Life expectancy • Clinical negligence
Dr Devine in BRISTOL
I am a consultant in acute geriatrics and general medicine, with an interest in postoperative medicine. I work in one of the largest perioperative medicine teams in the country. My role includes both acute general internal medicine and more long-stay traditional geriatric medicine. I have experience of writing short and full legal reports on general and acute medical matters, as well as more specific geriatric medical problems such as falls and delirium. In the last year I completed around 30 reports,...
Dr Thorley in LEICESTER
Assessment & diagnosis of children, adolescents & young adults • Treatment of mental health problems • Expertise in the effects of personal injury & medical negligence • Neuropsychological assessment of brain injuries in children • Domiciliary visits also possible for England & Wales
Professor Monteiro in BURY
Personal injury, particularly Road Traffic Accidents & PTSD • Accidental injuries • Workplace injuries • Mental health & deafness • Assessment of clients with communication problems • Forensic psychiatry reports, particularly deaf clients • Reports for industrial tribunals on deafness & tinnitus • Reports for health insurance claims • Fitness to work • Military psychiatry training January 2017 • Professor of Health & Society, University of Salford Remote assessments (Zoom) • Home/external visits offered on request...
Dr Waheed in MANCHESTER
Dr Waheed has a variety of specialist interests, including: psychiatric illness in medical patients, mental health of ethnic minorities, stress in immigrants, depression, anxiety, post-partum depression, PTSD, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, risk to other assessments, suicide risk assessments, mental capacity assessments, structured interviews for diagnosis and fitness to plead assessments.
Dr Bains in THATCHAM
I am a trained psychiatrist and have a masters in mental health law. I work as a forensic psychiatrist and have expertise and experience of providing evidence in legal proceedings to courts. I have specialist expertise in learning disabilities and autism spectrum disorders. I have provided second opinion reports for Mental Health Review Tribunals. I am able to provide psychiatric reports and advice on matters such as fitness to plead.
Dr Nimmagadda in NEWBURY
Registered with the GMC as a Specialist in Forensic Psychiatry • Member of Royal College of Psychiatrists • Fellow of Royal College of Psychiatrists • Member of Expert Witness Institute • Holder of LLM in Mental Health Law from the University of Northumbria & Master of Medical Science (MMedSci) in Clinical Psychiatry from the University of Leeds...
Mrs Waters in NEWBURY
Areas of expertise within both the private & public sectors: • General nursing • Community nursing • Health visiting • Appropriateness of nursing care, intervention & outcomes, manpower & skill levels, education & training needs • Interfaces with hospital, community, professional groups, e.g. social services • Community care • Management issues • Experienced in giving evidence in court • Experience in coronial, criminal & civil cases • Nursing homes & residential care • Expert Witness Certificate • cjsm e-mail address...
Dr Hunt in CAMBRIDGE
Consultant in adult psychiatry, including responsibility for local secure unit • Experience as an expert in both civil & criminal proceedings related to psychiatric disorder, both reactions to injury & other mental illness • Trained as a single joint expert • Published on mood disorders, particularly manic depression • Book: Bipolar Disorder - Your Questions Answered • Associate Lecturer, University of Cambridge
Professor Carr in CONGLETON
Health care • Nursing care • Hospital care • Care in the community • Mental health care • Nursing home care • Residential care home care • Manual handling reports • Personal injury • Health authority & local authority disputes • Mental Health Review Tribunals...
Dr Kurian in WOLVERHAMPTON
All aspects of general adult psychiatry, including: • Mental Health Act appeals • Psychiatric sequelae of injuries • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Stress-related psychiatric disorders Initial contact by email or telephone only
Dr Spoto in LONDON
Mental illness • Post-traumatic stress disorder • Child care • Testamentary capacity • Court of Protection • Forensic psychiatry • Mental Health Act • Psychotherapy • Road traffic accidents • Mental Health Review Tribunals • Immigration • Personal injury
Mrs Walker-Mackay in CAMBRIDGE
Nursing practice standards of care • General nursing & psychiatric, elderly & disabled nursing • Care for the elderly in own homes via agency staff & other social service providers • Care & standards of nursing practised in nursing & residential homes • Risk management issues • ADR within professional practice • Negligence & abuse • Care planning • Staff training & evaluation • Nursing equipment • Advisor on healthcare issues • Accredited expert witness of Cardiff University
Dr Laidlaw in GLOUCESTER
Civil & criminal court reports • Expert witness trained • General adult & forensic psychiatry • Post-traumatic stress disorder & psychiatric aspects of personal injury • Occupational stress • Medical negligence • Parental assessments in child care cases • Electroconvulsive therapy
Ms Trimble in ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH
Health and safety auditing, management, documentation investigation and law • Health and safety in healthcare, hospitals, care support, education, mental health, special education, local authorities, residential homes, warehousing • Stress, violence and aggression, assaults, pedestrian/vehicle segregation, warehouse operations, swimming pools, schools, leisure centres, grounds maintenance, transport
Mr Kat in NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Psychological reports in civil, family & criminal cases • Psychometric tests • Psychological assessments & therapies in relation to trauma, emotional & mental health problems • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
Dr de Taranto in ST ALBANS
Clinical/medical negligence - compensation for psychiatric injury or damage • Compensation for sexual, physical or emotional abuse • Personal injury - compensation for psychiatric injury or damage Assessments offered by video call (Skype or FaceTime) during the Covid-19 emergency
Mr Bohra in DERBY
Honorary Assistant Professor General surgery • Upper gastrointestinal surgery • Laparoscopic surgery • Bariatric surgery The medicolegal interest in surgical issues includes medicolegal reports, case management reporting, injury or trauma (including hernia, abdominal injuries, accident claim, emergency surgery, medical errors, medical negligence, clinical negligence and accident claims pertaining to general health care), symptoms, general surgical procedures and complications,...
Dr Mangion in BOSTON
I have practised in the fields of internal medicine, stroke medicine and geriatric medicine. I am familiar with practice in these fields. However, in recent years my main work has been in stroke medicine.