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Psychiatry

Department:

General Adult Psychiatry
Old Age Psychiatry
CAMHS (Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services)
Assertive Outreach and Rehabilitation
Crisis and Home Treatment Team
A& E liaison

Clinical Supervisors:

Dr Y Vishnu Gopal ( Consultant Psychiatrist & Acting Clinical Tutor)
Dr M G Jackson (Consultant Psychiatrist & GPVTS supervisor)
Dr M Whittingham (Consultant Psychiatrist GPVTS & GPITP Supervisor )
Dr A Das (Consultant Psychiatrist & GPITP Supervisor)
DR K KrishnaMurthy (Consultant Psychiatrist & GPITP Supervisor)
Dr Rida (Acting Consultant Psychiatrist)

What the attachment offers trainees:

Exposure to multi disciplinary team working, community assessments, risk management, inpatient acute care and evidence based mental health practice.

Trainees are encouraged to take part in audit projects and in teaching medical students

What teaching is offered:

  • Weekly half day teaching on a Thursday p.m. (Journal Club / Case Conference )
  • Monthly Consultant led /external guest speakers

Curriculum objectives for Psychiatry attachment (PDF)

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