Dr John Stephens graduated from Imperial College Faculty of Medicine (St Mary’s Hospital) in 1990 and later undertook post-graduate training in psychiatry at St George’s Hospital Medical school. He has dual accreditation from the Royal College of Psychiatrists for both Adult and Old Age psychiatry with specialist accreditation for Liaison Psychiatry. He has previously worked in a court diversion scheme and has received training as an expert witness.
Dr Slinn has been a psychiatrist for more than 25 years, first appointed as a consultant in 2001. She worked for more than 20 years in the NHS holding consultant posts in Scotland and Gloucestershire. Dr Slinn now works as a consultant psychiatrist for the care quality commission as a second opinion approved doctor under the mental health act as well as having a thriving independent practice.
Since Dr Mallett’s consultant appointment in 1993, he has gained extensive medicolegal experience across a range of areas of criminal and civil litigation representing both plaintiffs and defendants. He has completed approximately 150 reports per year and has appeared regularly as an expert witness in Court and Employment Tribunal in relation to these.
Dr Dilum Jayawickrama is a fully Registered Medical Practitioner. He holds degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. He has a Master’s Degree in Psychiatry. Dr Dilum Jayawickrama is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. His name is entered in the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council. Secretary of State has approved him under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act 1983 as having specialist experience in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.
Dr Cullen is an independent consultant psychiatrist in the fields of general adult psychiatry, liaison and neuropsychiatry, and addictions psychiatry. He has a special interest in forensic psychiatry. He has a Masters in Clinical Neuropsychiatry (2019), and a Masters in the Clinical and Public Health Aspects of Addictions (2005), both from King’s College London/Institute of Psychiatry at the Maudsley Hospital, London. Dr Cullen currently carries out medicolegal assessments on a fulltime basis, and therefore he can offer short waiting and turnaround times for assessments and reports respectively.
Dr Batten is trained in Liaison Psychiatry, the interface between medical/surgical conditions and psychiatric conditions. In addition, Dr Batten has extensive experience in transcultural mental health issues.
Dr Andrew has worked as a Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry (NHS and independent sectors), Old Age Psychiatry (NHS), and he is an Honorary Lecturer.