Child & Adolescent

Psychiatry-UK rated ‘OUTSTANDING’ for ‘Caring’ in recent CQC Inspection

By |2020-03-19T09:52:00+00:00March 19th, 2020|Adult Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent|

We were recently inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and have been rated 'Outstanding' in ‘Caring’ and received an overall rating of ‘Good’. The CQC is the independent regulator of health and social care in England. They make sure [...]

Is ADHD bad for your health?

By |2020-02-05T13:49:24+00:00February 3rd, 2020|ADHD, Adult Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent|

People with ADHD (Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder) are often creative, charismatic and ambitious. Many, however, seek help due to struggles in education, work, finances or relationships. People with ADHD can struggle in other aspects of life too. For instance, it [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Refusing to go to School – how can I help my child?

By |2020-04-22T16:58:08+01:00July 6th, 2017|Child & Adolescent|

It is very common for children to refuse to go to school, but when does this behaviour indicate a possible mental health problem or when is it a social problem? Truanting If a child has been missing from school and [...]