Dr M Singh

Dr Singh is a Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Psychiatry.  In the NHS, she is responsible for provision of long term care for over 250 patients with severe and enduring mental illnesses with complex social and interpersonal issues. She holds Accreditation in the Psychiatry of Learning Disability and has worked for 4 years as a Consultant in the Psychiatry of Learning Disability. She has provided reports and assessment of patients with learning disability regarding capacity to consent for medical procedures and ability to manage finances. She has experience to provide expert reports for both civil and criminal cases and tribunals. She is routinely called as an Expert Witness to assist Courts in passing orders.

Dr Singh holds a Primary Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and her training as Special Interest in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry she uses cognitive and behavioural techniques to manage a wide range of disorders including neurotic, affective and eating disorders.

During her work in Child Psychiatry and Learning Disabilities, family involvement was nearly always necessary during the assessment and treatment process. Dr Singh engaged in both alone and with other disciplines that had formal Family Therapy training.

Dr Singh works with challenging group of patients resulting usually from treatment resistant psychosis and negative symptoms. Her management plan comprised of medication review, optimisation of strengths which patients had, behavioural management, career support and use of Community Services.

Dr Singh additional qualifications in Addictive Behaviour helps her to understand and treat appropriately patients with dual diagnosis that is with substance misuse and mental illness.

MBchB

MSc in Addictive Behaviour

Member Royal College of Psychiatrist (MRCPsych)

PRIMARY Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

CCST in General Adult Psychiatry

CCST in Psychiatry of Learning Disability

Fully registered with the General Medical Council on the Specialist Register for General Adult Psychiatry and Psychiatry of Learning Disability

Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists

Recognised under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act as having special experience in the assessment and treatment of mental disorders

Approved Clinician requiring additional training and experience under the regulations for the operation of the Mental Health Act 1983

Consultant Psychiatrist in the NHS 

Personality disorder

Capacity assessments

Substance Misuse

Post traumatic stress disorder

Bipolar Disorder

Adult ADHD

Psychiatric and Emotional Complications of

Personal Injury

Stress related to work

Psychosis and Schizophrenia

Fitness to Plead

Mental Disorders in the criminal justice system

‘Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis Presenting as an Acute Psychotic State.’

Dr G Moscouichi; Mala B Singh; F J Eva; Basant K Puri.

Journal of Nervous and Mental Diseases. February 1995.

 ‘Comparison of Referrals to the Community Mental Health Centre with Referrals to Psychiatry Services based at District General Hospital.

Mala B Singh; Basant K Puri

International Journal of Clinical Practice. July 1997.

My abstract entitled USE OF A LONG-ACTING ATYPICAL ANTIPSYCHOTIC IN BIPOLAR PATIENTS has been accepted for poster presentation at the forthcoming 16th European Congress of Psychiatry, which took place in Nice, France from 5th to 9th April 2008.

EFFECT OF LONG ACTING RISPERIDONE INJECTION ON HOSPITALISATION IN SCHIZOPHRENIA PATIENTS. (A Mirror Study Analysis) was accepted at the 162nd American Psychiatric Association Meeting held in San Francisco 16-21 May 2009.

TREATMENT EFFICACY AND CONCOMITTENT BENZODIAZEPINE USE WITH ARIPIPRAZOLE VERSUS OLANAZAPINE IN ACUTE BIPOLAR MANIA, Published in the Journal of European Neuropsychopharmacology (ENP)and I will be presenting this at the 22nd ECNP Congress 12-16 SEPTEMBER 2009 IN Istanbul, Turkey.

Discharge Rates of Hospital Inpatients on Long acting Atypical antipsychotics Poster presentation in ECNP in 2013 Barcelona

 

Dr Singh primarily operates within the London and surrounding area.  She is available on most weekends and some of the weekdays to undertake private work.  Dr Singh accepts home visit requests as well as video link (Skype) and telephone consultations.

To book an appointment please contact:

info@health-private.co.uk

Dr Mala Singh

            Dr Mala Singh