Dr Khan is a consultant psychiatrist who sees clients in the South West
Dr Rick Driscoll is a highly experienced Independent Consultant General Adult and Forensic Psychiatrist. He held NHS consultant posts in Gloucestershire, Bristol and London before joining The Priory Group in 2003. He has extensive leadership experience and until recently was the Priory Group Medical Director and Responsible Officer. In addition to Medical legal Practice he has roles with the General Medical Council and the Care Quality Commission
Dr Lanka is a Consultant Neuropsychiatrist with expertise in General Adult, Liaison, Forensic and Neuropsychiatry across both NHS and independent sectors. He has also worked as a Research and Development Lead and Regional Medical director.
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.
Dr Sharkey is a full-time medicolegal practitioner.
Dr Scott is a consultant general adult psychiatrist in a busy community and in-patient post. She has worked in a broad range of specialities including general adult, child and adolescent psychiatry and learning disability. She has worked with the Mental Welfare Commission gaining experience with developing guidelines for best practice, assessment of patient care and investigating complaints. Her current post is as a General Adult Psychiatrist where she has been based for 11 years and since 2017 has also been a Clinical Director.
Dr Pawan Rajpal worked as an NHS Consultant Psychiatrist in the Complex Health Needs Service at St Martin’s Hospital in Bath and also consults at The Priory Hospital in Bristol and 10 Harley Street London.
Dr Owen, MBBS BMedSci(Hons) MRCPsych, is a consultant psychiatrist working in the field of general adult and community psychiatry. He works full time in the NHS having both inpatient and community responsibilities.
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 Layton currently works as a Consultant Psychiatrist in the Independent Sector. He has worked as a consultant since 2008 initially as a substantive consultant in the NHS.
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 Elizabeth Jackson trained at St Bartholomew’s Medical School in London. She has a Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) in General Adult, Old Age and Rehabilitation Psychiatry and is a Fellow of the Royal College Psychiatrists. She currently works in both private practice and in the NHS, where she has been a Consultant within the Westminster Home Treatment Team, since setting up the team in 2004. This team provides a home-based alternative to admission for people suffering serious mental health problems.
Dr Jonathan Haynes BM BCh, MA (Oxon), FRCPsych, is a General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director of Mental Health Services in Gloucestershire. He is an honorary senior clinical lecturer at the University of Bristol, with research published on anxiety, depression and alcohol.
Dr Gupta has worked as a Consultant in General Adult and Low Secure Psychiatry at South London and Maudsley NHS Trust and at The Nightingale Hospital since 1995.
Dr James Eldred MBBS, MRCPsych, BSc (Hons) is a highly experienced Consultant Psychiatrist, with a broad range of expertise spanning both clinical and clinical leadership fields.
Dr Davidsson is a general adult psychiatrist with a medicolegal interest on trauma, ADHD, clinical negligence, international psychiatry and employment law however he is able to provide reports within most areas of psychiatry.
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 Bowers is a full-time NHS Consultant Psychiatrist working on the Isle of Wight. He is experienced in preparing medico-legal reports on a wide range of psychiatric conditions in both adults and older adults.
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 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
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.