Specialist Psychiatric Assessments & Medication Review

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What is Specialist Psychiatric Assessments & Medication Review

When you come to our clinic for a medication review our friendly consultant will need to undertake a full psychiatric assessment. This can take up to 2 hours. They will take a full history and depending on the outcome and information gathered, they will have the ability where they see fit and the patient agrees to suggest possible medication changes.

How does Specialist Psychiatric Assessments & Medication Review work?

Specialist assessments we can offer include;

  • Adult Psychiatric Assessment
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS)
  • Later Life and Memory Services (LLAMS)
  • Learning Disability Assessment

Who can have Specialist Psychiatric Assessments & Medication Review

Anyone can have a psychiatric assessment. We accept medical referrals and also self referrals.


Conditions we can treat with Specialist Psychiatric Assessments & Medication Review

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FAQs - Specialist Psychiatric Assessments & Medication Review

Can you prescribe medication?

As a private clinic we can provide private prescriptions following a full assessment. However, it is best practice to inform the patient’s GP and request they write the prescription with our specialist recommendations.

How long does the assessment take?

Every assessment type is different and requires different tools and assessment strategies therefore the timing can vary depending on the condition being assessed. Generally speaking, assessments can last from 1-2 hours, however, some may take a little longer.

Can I have more than one appointment with the specialist?

Yes, once our specialists have completed a full assessment, they will continue to take over your mental health care as long as you wish with follow up appointments.

What types of assessments do you offer?

We offer all types of psychiatric assessments for all ages. We have a range of specialist consultants to cover every area of mental health including;

  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Older Adult Psychiatry and Memory Services
  • Children’s Mental Health
  • Learning Disability
  • ASD/Autism
  • ADHD

What if I dont want to take my current medication anymore?

This can be discussed with your specialist. They will be able to provide you with alternative options to treatment including medicinal and non-medicinal treatments where they feel it is appropriate and safe to do so.

Research Evidence of Specialist Psychiatric Assessments & Medication Review

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