PSYCHIATRIC REPORTS / MEDICO-LEGAL REPORTS
Tel: 0121 607 1790 Fax: 0121 535 7114 E-mail: email@example.com
DR. NIREEJA PRADHAN
M.B.B.S, MRCPsych. M.A (Medical Law and Ethics),
EXPERT WITNESS AND COURT REPORTS IN PSYCHIATRY
Member of Society of Expert Witnesses, UK, Expert Witness Institute, Medico-legal Society, Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, British Medical Association, U.K, Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK, American Medical Association, USA, Pennsylvania Medical Society, USA, American Psychiatric Association, USA
I have been preparing medico legal reports for the assistance of the Civil Courts since 1999 These reports have been for the purpose of Child Care proceedings, Personal injury cases and patients with post traumatic stress disorder as well a significant number of reports in Employment Tribunals including a large number of Disability Discrimination Act Assessment and Multitrack / VHCC Compensation Claims. Reports are typically completed within one to two weeks of appointment to CPR and CrPR standards.
I also prepare reports on cases involving psychological abuse / psychiatric injury and distress in compensation cases and reports for the defence solicitors for patients with mental illness who are facing criminal proceedings.
My Masters Degree in Medical Law and Ethics€ from the University of Keele has provided me with a foundation to compile and develop court reports to the highest professional standards.
Further to this I have completed a comprehensive professional courses in Advanced Report Writing - June 2005, Medical Report Writing and Giving Expert Evidence in Court developed by Professional Solutions and Services Limited April 2004.
I have developed a strong reputation for my medico-legal reports which are thorough, clear, robust to CPR standards. I am frequently instructed by Solicitors for additional reports as well as Barristers often from both sides in complex cases.
Working alongside N & S Consultants - a dedicated Psychiatrists Expert Witness Medico-legal practice consisting of growing number of Consultant Psychiatrists covering all subspecialties of Psychiatry with the ability of being able to offer Psychiatrist Expert Witness Reports to Solicitors in all aspects of law with short waiting times.
My Experience includes the following areas:
Child contact and custody cases
All aspects of psychiatry in Family Cases
EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNALS / OCCUPATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH
Disability Discrimination Act Cases
Personal Injury in DDA Cases
Equality Act Assessments
Stress / Anxiety / Fitness to Work
All Aspects of Psychiatry in Employment Tribunals
PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS / COMPENSATION CASES
Trauma Sequelae (Psychiatry including Personal Injury)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (Psychiatry)
Psychopathology / Psychiatric Disorders
Anxiety Disorders / Depression
Road Traffic Accidents
Pre-sentencing assessments / Hospital Orders
Criminal Responsibility (Psychiatric Assessment)
Fitness To Plead
Crime Victims (Psychiatry)
Witness Assessment/Testamentary Capacity
Abnormal Behavior (Psychiatric Assessment)
Mental Disorder (Psychiatric Assessment)
Name: DR. NIREEJA PRADHAN
Address: P.O. Box 12711, Birmingham. B16 6BA
Tel: 07973 198 066 Fax: 0121 535 7114 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
POST GRADUATE EDUCATION
M.A in Medical Law and Ethics -Â Keele University, September 2003
MRCPsych (Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists UK), May 1999
MRCPsych - Part 1--October 1997, MRCPsych-Part 2--May 1999
PLAB (Professional and Linguistic Assessment Board exam UK), June 1996
FLEX (Federation Licensing Examination of USA), Component I June 1993) and Component II (December 1993)
FMGEMS (Foreign Commission for Foreign Medical Graduate of USA) in Basic Sciences and Medical Sciences, July 1991
M.B.B.S(Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery), T.N Medical College, University of Bombay, India ( June 1986 to May 1992)
H.S.C examination (State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Divisional Board) and ranked second in college, March 1986.
I.C.S.E (Indian Certificate School Examination, New Delhi Board) and ranked second in school, March 1984.
General Medical Council Full Registration , U.K. 4584982
Approved under Section 12 (2) of the Mental Health Act 1983. U.K -- March 1999
Full Registration in (Bombay ) Maharashtra , INDIA -- 69058
DECEMBER 2003 to Present
Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry, Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Trust. Ladywood Primary Care Liaison Team.
OCTOBER 2000 to NOVEMBER 2003
Higher Specialist Training in General Adult Psychiatry and Old Age psychiatry acquiring a dual CCST in both
OCTOBER 1999 to SEPTEMBER 2000 Locum Consultant Posts
Kidderminster Hospital and in Newbridge House (Northern Birmingham Mental HealthTrust)
AUGUST 1996 to SEPTEMBER 1999
Registrar in the All Birmingham Psychiatric Rotation in Birmingham, U.K
This training rotation included the following specialties Early Intervention Service, Child / Adolescent Psychiatry, General Psychiatry, Learning Disabilities, Old Age Psychiatry and Community Psychiatry
FEBRUARY 1996 to JULY 1996
PLAB exam of UK,
JUNE 1994 to JANUARY 1996 Psychiatry Resident to procure postgraduate experience in Psychiatry, Medical College of Pennsylvania and (Allegheny University Hospital) Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, USA.