World Mental Health Day 2019 … Starts at home

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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 t...

Coercive Control

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It was in the news recently that the adult son of Sally Challen managed to have his mother’s case reviewed. After lengthy consideration she was released from prison. She was serving a life sentence fo...

Strategy Weekend Summer 2019 – COO’s thoughts…

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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 uncoo...

There is much more to ADHD than ADHD!

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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, research...

A day in the life of a Child & Adolescent Consultant

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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 r...

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

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  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 ...

Leaving Neverland and the Insidious Power of Grooming

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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 w...