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Dr Farooq Khan

Dr Khan works as Consultant Psychiatrist at the Birmingham and Solihull NHS Mental Health Foundation Trust. Dr Khan has outstanding qualifications including Masters in Psychiatry, MRCPsych, he is the Fellow at the Indian Psychiatric Society and holds Masters in Medical Education. He had a comprehensive and wide ranged professional experience of working in adult, old age, child, alcohol and substance use, learning disability, assertive outreach and Forensic Psychiatry right from the beginning of his career in psychiatry before aspiring to become expert in older people’s mental health problems.

Dr Khan is a member of editorial review board of a Medical Journal and has more than 30 publications in National and International Medical Journals. Dr Khan has broad based research experience both being the lead and co-investigator in number of projects (completed and ongoing). All of these projects are clinical and related to both the workplace and academic institutions. Dr Khan has presented papers / posters in more than 30 National and International Conferences winning medals and awards.

Dr Khan is the Regional Representative of for Royal College of Psychiatrists – West Midlands Region for Faculty of Old age Psychiatry.

Dr Khan holds a Senior Lecturer post at the University of Chester, he is Hon Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Aston Medical School and also Senior Clinical Examiner at the Birmingham Medical School (Psychiatry).

Expertise

He is specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of older adults (aged over 50) with a wide range of conditions including:

  • Depression
  • Dementia of different types including Alzheimer’s, Vascular, Mixed, Lewy-body, Parkinson’s dementia
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Schizophrenia and other psychotic conditions
  • Mental Capacity Assessments including testamentary capacity assessments

Research and publications

Kumararatne G., Khan, F. Issues in Dementia: What do we know to date? Geriatric Medicine (GM) March 2016 edition; 15-20.

Kumararatne G., Khan, F. Issues in Dementia: What do we know to date? Geriatric Medicine (GM) Feb 2016 edition; 28-34.

Tsaroucha A., Kingston, P., Khan, F., Hassiem, F. The relationship between oral/dental pain and behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) among elderly residents in nursing homes. The Journal of New Writing in Health and Social Care 2015, 1(2).

Khan F. Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) or Normal Ageing! Journal of Gerontology and Geriatric Research 2015; 4(4).

Khan FA, Sehgal T, Tadros G, Holmes J. Descriptive psychiatric profile of patients presenting with overdose in an inner city hospital. AP J Psychol Med 2014; 15(2): 181-6.

Khan F, Kingston P. Retirement and Mental Health, Old Age Psychiatrist 2014; (59). Available at: http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/pdf/121213-RETIREMENT%20AND%20MENTAL%20HEALTH%20NEWS%20LETTER%20EDITED%2021.pdf

Khan F, Malik A, Azeem S, Abeyagunaratne J, Azeem H, Ali MS. Contemporary issues in liaison psychiatry and growing older adult population in India: experiences from UK initiatives AP J Psychol Med 2013; 14 (1): 25-32.

Khan F, Tadros G. Physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia in Indian context: Sooner or later the need to ponder! Indian J Psychol Med 2013; 35:101-5.

Khan, F. & Tadros, G. (2013). Complexity in cognitive assessment of elderly British Minority Ethnic groups (BME): cultural perspective. Dementia: International Journal of Social Research and Practice doi: 10.1177/1471301213475539.

Rakhawy, M., Tadros, G., Khan, F., Al-Houssini, A.M. (2013). Euthanasia and Physician- assisted suicide: historical and religious perspective in the Middle East. International Psychiatry 2013; 10(1): 20-21.

Khan, F. A., Rice, D. and Tadros, G. The use of supportive observations within an inpatient mental health unit for older people and dilemma of using the Mental Health Act (2007) or the Mental Capacity Act (2005) in England and Wales. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing; 2013 Feb; 20(1): 91-6.

Khan, F. (2011). Being Monolingual, Bilingual or Multilingual – Pros and cons in Dementia patients. International Psychiatry Journal, 8(4): 96-98.

Khan, F & Bernadt, M. (2011). Intense suicidal thoughts and self-harm following Escitalopram treatment. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine, 33(1): 74-76.

Khan, F. & Curtice, M. (2011). Nonpharmacological management of behavioural symptoms of dementia. British Journal of Community Nursing, 16(9): 441-449.

Khan, F. & Curtice, M. (2011). Diagnostic dilemma in an elderly woman. British Medical Journal, 342:d969.

Tadros, G., Rakhawy, M. Y., Khoweiled, A., El-Houssini, A. M. & Khan, F. (2011). Perception of physician-assisted suicide among Egyptian Psychiatrists – cultural perspective. The Psychiatrist, 35: 15-18.

Assessment and Treatment

Farooq provides thorough diagnostic assessments, treatment and ongoing reviews. He aims to see you within a matter of days from referral and can see you at your home or at our consulting rooms.

Appointment prices

Initial assessment of 90 minutes incl. report, priced at £450.

Capacity assessment of 60 minutes incl. report, priced at £375.

Comprehensive diagnostic & capacity assessment of 120 minutes incl. report, priced at £750.

Optional follow-ups at £300 for 60 minutes, and £200 for 30 minutes.

Home visit supplements starting from £100.

Dr Claudia Wald

Dr Wald is a Consultant Psychiatrist specialising in the mental health of older adults. She gained dual accreditation in adult and older adult psychiatry from the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 1998 and have been a Consultant Psychiatrist for Older Adults in Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust since 2003. As a Consultant Psychiatrist, she has had a wide range of experience in overseeing services including older adult in-patient wards, an NHS-funded continuing care home for people with mental illness and associated challenging behaviours, an older adult community mental health team and older adult liaison services at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital and St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington.

She established the Westminster Memory Service in 2009 and the Kensington & Chelsea Memory Service in 2011 which have both repeatedly been nationally accredited with excellence by the Royal College of Psychiatrists and which were awarded The Royal College’s Older Adult Team of the Year in 2015. She has extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of cognitive disorders and the psychiatric and behavioural symptoms which commonly accompany these conditions. Dr Wald also have extensive experience in the diagnosis, treatment and management of functional mental illnesses such mood disorders and psychosis as well as capacity assessments.

Expertise

Claudia is specialised in the diagnosis and treatment of older adults (aged over 50) with a wide range of conditions including:

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Depression
  • Vascular dementia
  • Panic disorders
  • Capacity assessment
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Lewy body dementia
  • Mild cognitive impairment
  • Other dementias

Assessment and Treatment

Claudia provides thorough diagnostic assessments, treatment and ongoing reviews. She aims to see you within a matter of days from referral and can see you at your home or at our consulting rooms at The Medical Chambers Kensington or Queen Square Private Consulting Rooms.

Appointment prices

Initial assessment of 90 minutes incl. report, priced at £450.

Capacity assessment of 60 minutes incl. report, priced at £375.

Comprehensive diagnostic & capacity assessment of 120 minutes incl. report, priced at £750.

Optional follow-ups at £300 for 60 minutes, and £200 for 30 minutes.

Home visit supplements starting from £100.

Dr Rafael Euba

Dr Rafael Euba trained as a psychiatrist in London, where he has worked for over twenty years. He has extensive experience in all areas of psychiatry and particular expertise in the psychological issues that affect older people, as well as in the area of brain stimulation for the treatment of depression.

Rafa Euba specialises in Old Age Psychiatry and works as a Consultant and Senior Lecturer in Old Age Psychiatry for Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, London. He was the first clinician in the UK to use an innovative brain stimulation technology called rTMS to treat depression and has acted as a Specialist Adviser to the Interventional Procedures Programme of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence in this capacity. He also lectures in St Thomas’ Hospital.

Over the years Dr Euba has looked after psychologically distressed patients with all psychiatric diagnoses, of varying ages and in many different clinical settings. He has a particular interest in the humanistic aspects of psychiatry, evident in many of his publications in academic and general interest journals. However, he also has extensive experience in the physical and medical aspects of psychiatry.

He has published two books (one on psychiatry and another on masculinity) and has also written in the general press about psychological and social issues. One of his books was chosen by the Spanish Government as a driver for their policies on gender equality.

Expertise

Rafael is specialised in the diagnosis and treatment of older adults (aged over 50) with a wide range of conditions including:

  • Depression
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Vascular dementia
  • Lewy body dementia
  • Other dementias
  • Anxiety states including panic disorder and generalised anxiety
  • Schizophrenia and other causes of psychosis
  • Assessment of capacity

Research and Publications

Rafael Euba has published numerous articles in the lay and scientific press. The following are some selected publications:

R. Euba,  T. Chalder,  A. Deale,  S. Wessely. A Comparison of the Characteristics of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Primary and Tertiary Care. British Journal of Psychiatry 1996, Vol. 168; pages 121 to 126.

R. Euba, T. Chalder, P. Wallace, D.J.M. Wright, S. Wessely. Self-Reported Allergy-Related Symptoms and Psychological Morbidity in Primary Care. International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine 1997, Vol. 27 (1); pages 47 to 56.

R. Euba. A Psychological Perspective in Late Paraphrenia. European Journal of Psychiatry 2001; Vol. 15: pages 83 to 90.

R. Euba. Negative Behaviours as the Reason for Referral to a  Liaison Old Age Psychiatrist. The European Journal of Psychiatry, 2005; Vol. 19:155-158.

R. Euba and A. Saiz.  A comparison of the ethnic distribution in the depressed in-patient population and in the ECT Clinic. Journal of ECT 2006; Vol. 22:235-236.

R. Euba. Psychiatry for the Uninitiated (Psiquiatría para el No Iniciado) (Book). Desclée de Brouwer, 2007, Bilbao.

R. Euba and M. Crugel. The Depiction of ECT in the British Press. The Journal of ECT 2009; Vol.25(4):265-269.

R. Euba. This is a Man’s Book; Este Libro es Cosa de Hombres (Book) Desclée de Brouwer, 2010, Bilbao.

R. Euba. ECT and Ethnicity. Journal of ECT 2012; Volume 28 – Issue 1 – p 24–26.

R. Euba. National Stress Awareness Day: Is the fear of social failure making us more anxious than ever? The Independent and MSN, 5 November 2014.

R. Euba, I. Panihhidina & A. Zamar. Treatment-resistant depression: the experience of the first rTMS Clinic in the UK. Future Neurology 2015 Vol. 10, No. 3, Pages 211-215.

Assessment and Treatment

Rafael provides thorough diagnostic assessments, treatment and ongoing reviews. He aims to see you within a matter of days from referral and can see you at your home or at our consulting rooms.

Appointment prices

Initial assessment of 90 minutes incl. report, priced at £450.

Comprehensive diagnostic & capacity assessment of 120 minutes incl. report, priced at £750.

Optional follow-ups at £300 for 60 minutes, and £200 for 30 minutes.

Home visit supplements starting from £100.

Dr Victor Aziz

Dr Aziz is a consultant psychiatrist specialising in older adults’ mental health. He qualified as a doctor from Alexandria University Medical School, Egypt in 1990. He undertook training in psychiatry in Alexandria Egypt before training in the UK in 1994. Dr Aziz was trained in Dartford where the local rotations link with Guys and St Thomas’s and Maudsley Hospital rotations. Dr Aziz took his higher training is South Wales as part of Wales Deanery rotation in both old age and general adult psychiatry before being appointed as a consultant psychiatrist.

Dr Aziz has been appointed as a consultant psychiatrist in Cwm Taf University health board since 2006. He was appointed as honorary senior lecturer with Cardiff University Medical School and was responsible for Cwm Taf Undergraduate Department. He has a doctorate degree in psychiatry and a degree in medical education.

Dr Aziz was elected as chair of the Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry, Royal College of Psychiatrists-Welsh Division in 2013 and as the Wales Deanery School of Psychiatry Quality Lead in 2016. He also sits on the Welsh Government Speciality Advisory Committee-Old Age and on the Education Training Committee of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. His work both in the College, Medical Education field and with the Wales Government has helped push the quality of patients’ care forward.

Expertise

Victor is specialised in the diagnosis and treatment of older adults (aged over 50) with a wide range of conditions including:

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Affective Disorder
  • Psychosis
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Vascular dementia
  • Lewy body dementia
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Capacity Assessment
  • Medico-legal work

Assessment and Treatment

Victor provides thorough diagnostic assessments, treatment and ongoing reviews. He aims to see you within a matter of days from referral and can see you at your home or at our consulting rooms.

Appointment prices

Initial assessment of 90 minutes incl. report, priced at £450.

Comprehensive diagnostic & capacity assessment of 120 minutes incl. report, priced at £750.

Optional follow-ups at £300 for 60 minutes, and £200 for 30 minutes.

Home visit supplements starting from £100.