Yearly Archives: 2019

World Mental Health Day 2019 … Starts at home

By |2019-10-10T09:23:18+01:00October 10th, 2019|Adult Psychiatry, Depression, Family, Stress|

This is not one of those Mental Health day posts that sings and dances about the wonderful service we provide. We do enough of that on #feedbackfriday*. We are a remote business. There is no commute to work, with flexible [...]

Strategy Weekend Summer 2019 – COO’s thoughts…

By |2019-10-17T10:27:07+01:00July 6th, 2019|Miscellaneous|

At the end of June, various members of the team met up for a weekend of strategy, well being and relaxation. You see, here at Psychiatry-UK, we can't stand the corporate retreat clichés of uncool hotel boardrooms and mandatory team [...]

There is much more to ADHD than ADHD!

By |2020-04-22T17:00:14+01:00May 15th, 2019|ADHD, Adult Psychiatry|

The 7th World Congress on ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) was held 25 - 28 April 2019 in Lisbon. It is an international conference attended by psychiatrists, specialist, researchers and service users (i.e. patients, partners/family members, carers) from all over [...]

A day in the life of a Child & Adolescent Consultant

By |2019-06-10T10:39:01+01:00May 14th, 2019|Child & Adolescent|

Clinical Lead of our Child & Adolescent department Dr Monica Shaha talks about a typical day with us. After the school run I settle down to checking PUK related emails which can include:- New referrals using our confidential referral form [...]

So what is the difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist?

By |2019-03-28T15:52:49+00:00March 28th, 2019|Adult Psychiatry|

  Something we get asked quite a lot! A psychiatrist is a medically-qualified practitioner who will have first spent 5/6 years training as a doctor. They will then have worked as a doctor for at least a year. Following that, [...]

Leaving Neverland and the Insidious Power of Grooming

By |2019-03-18T09:05:30+00:00March 18th, 2019|Child & Adolescent|

The documentary ‘Leaving Neverland’ aired in the UK last week and it made for very uncomfortable viewing. It centred on two, now grown men Wade Robson and James Safechuck who when they were children were drawn into Michael Jackson’s inner [...]