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Dr Ajay Bhatnagar


I am a qualified medical practitioner, fully registered with the General Medical Council and my name is included on the Specialist Register since 2008. I have a licence to practice. I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, I have been a consultant psychiatrist for 12 years. I am approved under Section 12(2) of the Mental Health Act (MHA; 1983, as amended 2007), as having special experience in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorder. I am in good standing with the Royal College of Psychiatrists, undertaking Continuing Professional Development. I am appraised annually and have undergone successful revalidation by the GMC. I have a number of clinical and non-clinical roles. I work as a consultant psychiatrist on Meridian ward, a Cygnet low secure unit and Cygnet Lodge Lewisham, a locked rehabilitation unit, assessing and treating patients admitted from NHS facilities nationally. I am the Medical Director at Cygnet Blackheath Hospital and Cygnet Lodge Lewisham. I also work as a consultant psychiatrist in a female inpatient unit ( with a high number of patients with personality disorders) in Princess Royal University Hospital. This unit is part of Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust. In addition to my clinical work, an Honorary Senior Lectureship at GKT School of Medicine and Oxleas Trust lead for medical students teaching, reflect my continuing involvement in academics and teaching. I continue to provide teaching, training, appraisal and supervision at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

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