Issue 4 2019

CORPORATE VISION / Issue 4 2019 13 , Oct18416 Independent Psychiatry is a teamof private consultant psychiatrists who provide a professional, confidential and reliable service which is catered to the individual needs of its clients. Recently, the firm found success in CV’s Corporate Excellence Awards where they were righteously awarded the accoladeMost Respected Psychiatric Consulting Service 2018 - United Kingdom. On the back of this win, we profiled the organisation as we look for further insight into the expert services the teamprovides. Providing Only the Utmost Quality of Care Established in 2008, Independent Psychia- try was established by its founder members on the ethos of provid- ing the best possible service and care for individuals who require psychiatric assistance. Originally based in Glasgow, the business has overseen rapid expansion and the team is now able to provide assessments across the UK, due to its commitment and ability to deliver high-quality and compre- hensive services to clients. Crucial to the success of the business has been its honest, hard-working and thorough attrib- utes which have led to the devel- opment of strong relations with leading solicitors and law firms. Embedded in the company culture, is the leading management’s de- termination and drive to provide all patients with the quality care and assistance which they deserve. The team strive to diagnose and tackle mental health issues in the correct manner, as well as working alongside patients in order to achieve success. All of the organisation’s services offer a fully independent opinion, and its consultants will always act with integrity in the most professional manner. The team’s purpose is to deliver an uncom- promising level of assessment and care, and to improve the quality of life for the growing number of people struggling with mental health problems. Throughout the company, there is a team of established and professional consultant psychia- trists, all of whom are approved under The Mental Health Acts as having special experience in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders. Boasting considerable experience in dealing with patients and working hard to understand their needs and requirements, the team strive to deliver the highest possible standard of assessment and care, as well as customer satisfaction. Although the team are able to offer services in a variety of areas, the organisation specialises in working with patients who are subject to the Mental Health legislation, with its expert staff providing psychiatric opinions for courts and tribunals. Furthermore, the team also provides medico legal reports, for capacity assessment, risk assessment (e.g. HCR20), suicide risk assessment, benefit appeals, immigration applications, parental right appeals, the DVLA, action for eviction, personal injury and employment tribunals amongst others. Additionally, Independent Psychia- try’s psychiatrists regularly assess fitness for trial, criminal respon- sibility, diminished responsibility, vulnerable witnesses and have expert witness experience. For individuals (GP referrals only), the team is able to offer psychi- atric assessment, diagnosis, and advice and treatment, including advice on prognosis. Lastly, staff at Independent Psychiatry are also able to carry out Aspergers and Autism (e.g. DISCO), diagnostic assessments and ADHD. Overall, staff at Independent Psychiatry hold unparalleled expe- rience and expertise in the Mental Health sector. This knowledge and unique skillsets which staff hold help to protect their clients and contribute to the respected reputa- tion of Independent Psychiatry. Company: Independent Psychiatry Address: Connect Building, First Floor, 59 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 2DH, UK Phone: 0141 342 4412 Website: