Dr S C – Consultant Psychiatrist
I am a registered medical practitioner, Consultant Psychiatrist and on the GMC Specialist Register. I am approved under Section 12(2) of the Mental Health Act 1983, and have been a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists since 2006. I am fluent in Cantonese and have been in preparing psychiatric expert witness reports in medico-legal practice for the past six years.
I obtained my degree in medicine and surgery (MBBS) from the University of London in 1997 and completed my Psychiatric training between 2000 and 2010 where upon I became a consultant psychiatrist and currently work as Locum Consultant Psychiatrist. I have experience in assessing and treating mental disorders in people of working age and particular specialist expertise in assessing and treating people with learning disabilities.
I am a Deprivation of Liberty Assessor under the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Honorary lecturer at Bristol University, peer reviewer for the “Psychiatrist” Journal, have enhanced CRB clearance and a clean driving licence.
Types of Case work
I am regularly involved in the following types of Court cases:-
– Assessment and treatment of people in the general population who offend (e.g.; Fitness to plead, Risk assessments and Disposal Options)
– Assessment and treatment of people who have a learning disability who offend (e.g.; Fitness to plead, Risk assessments and Disposal Options)
– Specialist assessments and treatment of people with Autistic Spectrum conditions including Aspergers Syndrome.
– Personal injury or employment disputes related to a psychiatric condition or trauma.
– Assessment of Mental Disorders as they present in Asylum Seekers.
Recent Employment History
Locum Consultant Psychiatrist 1st November 2011 – Present, NHS Foundation Trust
Independent Mental Health Work October 2011 – Present
Locum Consultant Psychiatrist September 2010 – October 2011, Learning Disability Service
Higher Specialist Training Experience (Learning Disabilities)
September 2007 – September 2010
St4 – ST6 Speciality Trainee, Learning Disabilities
May 2007 – September 2007 , Locum Consultant in Learning Disabilities
October 2006 – May 2007 , Locum Staff Grade in Learning Disabilities
Basic / Specialist Training Experience
December 2005 – October 2006, SHO in General Adult Psychiatry
Febuary 2005 – December 2005, SHO in Drug and Alcohol Team
Apr 2004 – Febuary 2005, SHO in Assertive Outreach / Rehabilitation
July 2003 – Apr 2004, SHO in Child & Adolescent
May 2002 – July 2003, SHO in Outer City Primary Care liaison Team
August 2001 – May 2002, SHO in Inner City Primary Care liaison Team
Oct 2000 – August 2001, SHO in Home Treatment Team
Pre Psychiatric Work Experience
Sept 2000 – Oct 2000 GP Registrar
Dec 1999 – Sep 2000 Paediatrics, SHO,
Jan 1999 –Dec 1999 Accident and Emergency, SHO
April 1998 – Jan 1999 PRHO General Surgery, Orthopaedics
Aug 1997 – April 1998 PRHO Medicine, Care of Elderly
Languages spoken: English, Cantonese