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I have been working in a substantive role as Consultant Psychiatrist since 2009. My training is in General Adult Psychiatry with subspeciality accreditation in Liaison Psychiatry.
My special interest is in Perinatal Psychiatry which focusses on psychiatric disorders of pregnancy and the postnatal period. I have been Consultant for the Sheffield Perinatal Mental Health Service since 2009.
Between 2003 and 2007 I held the academic position of Clinical Lecturer in Psychiatry at the University of Sheffield during which time was lead for Undergraduate psychiatry teaching and conducted original neuropsychiatric research which was presented at international conferecnces in Hungary, Italy and UK.
I also trained as a General Practitioner prior to pursuing a career in Psychiatry.
I am an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry at the University of Sheffield, and was a member of the Perinatal Faculty of the Royal College of Psychiatrists' Executive Commitee between 2010 and 2014. I am a MRCPsych Examiner for the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
I am on the UK Register of Expert Witnesses and the Assisted Conception Unit Ethics Commitee, Jessop Wing, Sheffield.
Areas of interest
Liaison psychiatry; Perinatal psychiatry; Postnatal depression
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant in Perinatal Psychiatry
Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Trust
since January 2009
Bipolar disorder and postpartum psychosis
Depression, Bipolar disorder, Anxiety disorders,
Psychotic disorders (including Schizophrenia),
Post traumatic Stress disorder, Obsessive compulsive disorder
Postnatal depression: when is medication the answer? NU Mir, Womens Health Journal(Primary Care) 2012, 14(1) 31-34
Is facial emotion recognition impairment in schizophrenia identical for different emotions? A signal detection analysis. D Tsoi, KH Lee, W Khokhar, NU Mir, J Swalli, K Gee, G Pluck, PWR Woodruff. Schizophrenia Research 99 (2008) 263-269
Increased cerebellar vermis white-matter volume in men with schizophrenia.
KH Lee, TFD Farrow, RW Parks, LD Newton, NU Mir, PN Eggleston, WH Brown, PWR Woodruff. Journal of Psychiatric Research 41 (2007) 645-651
A new dissimilarity measure for finding semantic structure in category fluency data with implications for understanding memory organization in schizophrenia. TJ Prescott, LD Newton, NU Mir, PN Eggleston, WH Brown, PWR Woodruff, RW Parks. Neuropsychology 20:6 (2006) pp.
Breaking bad news: practical advice for busy doctors. NU Mir, Hospital Medicine 65:10 (2004) pp. 613 – 15
Courses offered to GPs
Maternal Mental Health disorders. In: Antenatal disorders for MRCOG and beyond. Cambridge University Press 2016. 2nd Ed. PP. 159-168
- Bachelor of Medicine & Surgery University of Manchester 1995
- Bachelor of Sciences (Psychology) University of Manchester 1993
Reference number 4207155
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Memebership of Royal College of Psychiatrists Royal College of Psychiatrists 2002
Details of entry to specialist register
- General psychiatry, 2007
Affiliations / memberships
Membership of Royal College of Psychiatrists
Membership of Royal College of General Practitioners
UK Register of Expert Witnesses
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Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.