Dr Don Batten

Dr Don Batten

Dr Batten has been a Consultant in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry since 1984, initially running an adolescent in-patient unit, and over the last 28 years in outpatient CAMHS clinics. His qualifications are:

  • MBChB Sheffield 1975
  • MA [Ethics of Healthcare] Wales 1995
  • FRCPsych

Specialism(s):

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Age 2+, Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury

Willing to travel: Yes

Primary locations: Bristol, Cheltenham

  • Psychiatrists biography

    His special interests have been in Medical Ethics and Neuro-developmental problems, although his time over the last 5 years has been mainly in working with depression and anxiety in young people.

    Dr Batten started child and adolescent medico-legal practice in 1981, whilst a trainee, and commenced a private medico-legal practice in 1992. The bulk of this practice is in PTSD following accidents, but he also occasionally sees criminal cases.

    Clinics:
    Litfield House Medical Centre in Clifton, Bristol, with an additional clinic in Cheltenham, and can occasionally carry out home visits within a 1 hour radius.