Professor Farooq Khan

Consultant Psychiatrist

Prof Khan

Professor Khan is a Consultant Psychiatrist and works in the NHS and independent practice. He is visiting Professor of psychiatry, University of Chester and, clinical lead for dementia, midlands, NHSE&I.

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Profile

Professor Khan is a Consultant Psychiatrist by profession and work in the NHS and he also does independent practice. He is also a visiting professor at the University of Chester. He has expertise in the areas of general psychiatry, older adults, mental capacity, and a number of psychiatric disorders, such as psychosis, depression, dementia, and bipolar disorders to name a few.

Professor Khan has a number of years of experience in writing medical expert reports for NHS England, General Dental Council and other medico legal areas, such as asylum and deportation related matters.

He has experience in giving evidence and writing reports as an expert in matters relating to occupational health, fitness to practice, fitness to plead / give evidence in court, Court of protection proceedings. Professor Khan is a Section 12(2) Approved doctor.

Professor Khan is a member of an editorial review board of a Medical Journal. He has authored more than 50 publications in National and International Medical Journals and Newsletters including 16 PubMed indexed and peer reviewed Journals.

Experience of giving evidence

Professor Khan has a number of years of experience in writing medical expert reports for NHS England, General Medical Council, General Dental Council and other medico legal bodies. Professor Khan also specialises in complex Court of Protection cases and Mental Capacity issues in patients with dementia, delirium, learning disability and other mental health presentations including matters of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS). He also gained expertise in asylum and deportation related matters which pose a significant challenge to the individuals involved.

Professor Khan has experience in giving evidence and writing reports as an expert in matters relating to occupational health, fitness to practice, fitness to plead / give evidence in court, and similar litigation matters.

Cases undertaken

  • Fitness to plead
  • Personal injury cases
  • Clinical negligence
  • Capacity (including court of protection)
  • Housing matters
  • Family proceedings
  • GMC / NHS England negligence
  • GMC / NHS Fitness to practice – doctors in difficulty
  • Medical negligence matters
  • Older Adults
  • Dementia in all ages
  • Memory impairment
  • Cognitive impairment
  • Assessment of cognition
  • Psychiatric / mental health ailments
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Depression / Anxiety disorders

Specialist assessments offered

  • Dementia diagnostic assessments
  • Cognitive Impairment Specialist assessments
  • Testamentary capacity assessments

 

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Urdu
  • Hindi
  • Telugu

Publications

  • Bangash A, Khan F. Dementia and Related Disorders. In: Tadros G, Crowther G, eds.Handbook of Old Age Liaison Psychiatry. Cambridge University Press; 2024:110-123.
  • Javed A., Jahanzeb S., Khan F. (2021). Legal status of patients admitted in older adult wards: A 12 service evaluation project of older adult inpatients in an
    inner city in West Midlands. Psychiatry West Midlands A West Midlands Newsletter for Royal College of Psychiatrists. Available at: https://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/docs/default-source/members/divisions/west-midlands/west-midlands—e-newsletter—autumn-2021.pdf?sfvrsn=c96d366a_4
  • Stevenson, L., Khan F., Bharmal, Q., Odejimi O., Samnani S., Wright, P. The use of drama and theatre in enhancing communication skills of psychiatry trainees: a pilot study. BJPsych Open; London Vol. 7, Iss. S1, (Jun 2021). E posters doi: 10.1192/bjo.2021.441
  • Mattar S. Khan F. (2017). Personality Disorders in Older Adults: Diagnosis and Management. Progress NP, 21(02). Available at: http://www.progressnp.com/article/personality-disorders-older-adults-diagnosis-management/
  • Bangash A, Stubbs R, Khan F, Samnani S, Aziz H, Mitra M. (2017). Association between antipsychotics and adverse outcomes in dementia. Progress NP, 21(04). Available at: http://www.progressnp.com/article/association-antipsychotics-adverse-outcomes-dementia/
  • Baek J, Khan F. A systematic review of anxiety disorders among older adults: focus on treatment of generalized anxiety disorder. Journal of Geriatric Care and Research 2017, 4(1): 3-10.
  • Balakrishna U, Khan F. The Impact of Dementia on Carers and Care Giving. Geriatric Medicine (GM) Dec 2016 12(46); p: 35-40. Available at: http://edition.pagesuite.com/html5/reader/production/default.aspx?pubname=&edid=24510dde-e67b-4867-9fd9-6ad687c2f55c
  • Khan F. (2016) Attempts to erode a glorious specialism: Defending older adult Services. Newsletter Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry, Royal College of Psychiatrists. Available at: http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/workinpsychiatry/faculties/oldagepsychiatry/newsletters/enewsletterseptember2016/defendingolderadultservices.aspx
  • Khan FA. Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) as assessment tools for medical student examination. Telangana Journal of Psychiatry 2016;2(1):17-21.
  • Khan F, Chithiramohan A (2016) Conveyance of Mentally Ill Person from their Property: Which Legislation to Use? – Mental Capacity Act (MCA) or Mental Health Act (MHA) or Court of Protection. J Gerontol Geriatr Res 5: 297. doi:10.4172/2167-7182.1000297
  • Kumararatne G., Khan, F. Issues in Dementia: What do we know to date? Geriatric Medicine (GM) March 2016 46(3); 15-20. Available at: http://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/html5/reader/production/default.aspx?pubid=8fed4f7f-dc59-425d-8a3c-147cb7c2eab0&edid=59e57638-de94-48c8-82c2-598907e48b0d&pnum=1
  • Kumararatne G., Khan, F. Issues in Dementia: What do we know to date? Geriatric Medicine (GM) Feb 2016 edition; 28-34.
  • Tsaroucha A., Kingston, P., Khan, F., Hassiem, F. The relationship between oral/dental pain and behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) among elderly residents in nursing homes. The Journal of New Writing in Health and Social Care 2015, 1(2).
  • Khan F. Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) or Normal Ageing! Journal of Gerontology and Geriatric Research 2015; 4(4).
  • Khan FA, Sehgal T, Tadros G, Holmes J. Descriptive psychiatric profile of patients presenting with overdose in an inner city hospital. AP J Psychol Med 2014; 15(2): 181-6.
  • Khan, F. A., Chikkatagaiah, S., Shafiullah, M., M., Nasiri., Saraf., Sehgal, T., Rana, A., Tadros, G., Kingston, P. International Medical Graduates (IMGs) in the UK—a Systematic Review of Their Acculturation and Adaptation. Journal of International Migration and Integration, (2014). DOI: 10.1007/s12134-014-0368-y
  • Khan FA, Owen A. Sharing information with patients: adverse effects of medications. AP J Psychol Med 2014; 15(1): 38-42.
  • Khan F, Kingston P. Retirement and Mental Health, Old Age Psychiatrist 2014; (59). Available at: http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/pdf/121213-RETIREMENT%20AND%20MENTAL%20HEALTH%20NEWS%20LETTER%20EDITED%2021.pdf
  • Khan F, Malik A, Azeem S, Abeyagunaratne J, Azeem H, Ali MS. Contemporary issues in liaison psychiatry and growing older adult population in India: experiences from UK initiatives AP J Psychol Med 2013; 14 (1): 25-32.
  • Khan F, Tadros G. Physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia in Indian context: Sooner or later the need to ponder! Indian J Psychol Med 2013; 35:101-5.
  • Khan, F. & Tadros, G. (2013). Complexity in cognitive assessment of elderly British Minority Ethnic groups (BME): cultural perspective. Dementia: International Journal of Social Research and Practice doi: 10.1177/1471301213475539.
  • Rakhawy, M., Tadros, G., Khan, F., Al-Houssini, A.M. (2013). Euthanasia and Physician- assisted suicide: historical and religious perspective in the Middle East. International Psychiatry 2013; 10(1): 20-21.
  • Khan, F. A., Rice, D. and Tadros, G. The use of supportive observations within an inpatient mental health unit for older people and dilemma of using the Mental Health Act (2007) or the Mental Capacity Act (2005) in England and Wales. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing; 2013 Feb; 20(1): 91-6.
  • Khan FA. The Need to Improve Psychiatric Training in India. AP Psychol Med 2012; 13(2): 64-5
  • Farooq Ahmed Khan, Martin Curtice. Cultural barriers and assessment of dementia: a case report. AP J Psychol Med 2012; 13(1): 40-3.
  • Khan, F & Tadros, G. (2012). Hard Economic Times and Dementia Care by Families – Cross Cultural Perspective. Journal of Health and Social Care Improvement; Vol 2.
  • Khan, F. (2012). Initial MDT response on referrals to Medium Secure Unit. Mind the gap: Newsletter of Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry – West Midlands.
  • Farooq Khan. Dementia in India – Its high time to address the need. AP J Psychol Med AP J Psychol Med 2012 12(2): 64-8.
  • Khan, F. (2012). Psychology of relations. Mind the gap: Newsletter of Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry – West Midlands.
  • Khan, F. (2011). Being Monolingual, Bilingual or Multilingual – Pros and cons in Dementia patients. International Psychiatry Journal, 8(4): 96-98.
  • Khan, F & Bernadt, M. (2011). Intense suicidal thoughts and self-harm following Escitalopram treatment. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine, 33(1): 74-76.
  • Khan, F. & Curtice, M. (2011). Nonpharmacological management of behavioural symptoms of dementia. British Journal of Community Nursing, 16(9): 441-449.
  • Khan, F.(2011). Risk factors associated with dementia in African-Carribean population and culturally appropriate assessment tools. British Journal of Psychiatry, e letter.
  • Khan, F. & Curtice, M. (2011). Diagnostic dilemma in an elderly woman. British Medical Journal, 342:d969.
  • Tadros, G., Rakhawy, M. Y., Khoweiled, A., El-Houssini, A. M. & Khan, F. (2011). Perception of physician-assisted suicide among Egyptian Psychiatrists – cultural perspective. The Psychiatrist, 35: 15-18.
  • Survey of psychiatrist’s perceptions of sharing information with patients – adverse effects of medications – Abstract Annual Faculty Meeting of General & Community Psychiatry (Oct 2010).
  • Khan, F. (2010). Dilemma of a new Specialist Registrar – Mind the gap: Newsletter of Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry – West Midlands.
  • Khan, F. (2010). Care home in dementia care – Need to act – British Journal of Psychiatry E – Letters. http://bjp.rcpsych.org/cgi/eletters/190/1/81-a#28413
  • Complexity in Cultural issues and Cognitive Assessments of Elderly British Minority Ethnic groups (BME) – Abstract Annual Faculty Meeting of Old age Psychiatry (Mar 2010).
  • Perception of Physician Assisted Suicide among Egyptian Psychiatrists: Cultural Perspective – Abstract Annual Faculty Meeting of Old age Psychiatry, Leeds (Mar 2010).
  • Mistry, H., Bhugra, D., Chaleby, K., Khan, F. & Sauer, J. (2009). Veiled Communication: Is Uncovering Necessary for Psychiatric Assessement? – Journal of Transcultural Psychiatry, Vol 46(4) Page 642-650.
  • Khan, F (2010). The Need for Championing the cause of Elderly Mentally Ill in General Hospitals – British Journal of Psychiatry, E-Letters, http://bjp.rcpsych.org/cgi/eletters?lookup=by_date&days=30
  • Service Evaluation of a Hospital Liaison Team for Older Adults – Abstract – Annual Faculty Meeting of Old age Psychiatry, Mar 2008.
  • Khan, F., Bogaraju, A., Devi, G. & Kartikeya, K. M. (2005). Psychological Autopsy of Suicide – A Cross-Sectional Study – Indian Journal of Psychiatry, Page 73-78, 47, No. 2, April-June 2005.
  • Psychiatric Practice in the State of Andhra Pradesh – A New Comer’s Perspective – Compendium of Articles, released at Annual National Conference of Indian Association of Private Psychiatrists, Page 20-22, Dec. 2004.
  • Need of the Hour – Patient Satisfaction – Souvenir of Indian Association of Private Psychiatrists, 5th Annual National Conference, Dec. 2004.
  • Khan, F., A Comparative Study of Psychiatric Morbidity in Spouses of HIV Positive Patients, Cancer Patients and in General Population – Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine (IJPM), Page: 71-90, Vol. 25, No. 2, Jun-Oct. 2004.
  • Addiction in Criminal Ward Offenders – Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine (IJPM), Page: 115-121, Vol. 25, No. 2, Jun-Oct. 2004.
  • Suicidal Intent in Schizophrenic Patients – A Serious Risk, Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine (IJPM), Page: 59-67, Vol. 25, No. 1, Jan-Apr. 2004.
  • Psychiatric Morbidity in the Spouses of HIV Positive Patients, Andhra Pradesh Journal of Psychological Medicine (APJPM), Page 70-75, Vol. 7, Issue-2, 2003.
  • Suicidal Risk in Mentally Ill – A Comparative Study, Andhra Pradesh Journal of Psychological Medicine (APJPM), Page 61-69, Vol. 7, Issue-2, 2003.
  • Clinical and Socio-demographic Profile of Offenders Admitted in Forensic Ward, Andhra Pradesh Journal of Psychological Medicine (APJPM), Page 49-53, Vol. 7, Issue-2, 2003.
  • Practice of Electroconvulsive Therapy in 1992 and 2002 in a Government Psychiatric Hospital, Andhra Pradesh Journal of Psychological Medicine (APJPM), Page 33-37, Vol. 7, Issue-2, 2003.
  • Study of Psychological Morbidity in Attendants of Psychotic Patients Compared to Attendants of Physically Ill Patients and General Population, Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine (IJPM), Page: 28-37, Vol. 26, No. 2, Jul-Dec. 2003.
  • A Comparative Study of Common Mental Health Problems in Patient’s Attendants and General Population, Andhra Pradesh Journal of Psychological Medicine (APJPM), Page 26-28, Vol. 6, Issue-1, 2002.

Availability

Professor Khan is able to do both in-person assessment and video assessments but currently most of his work is on video assessment due to clinical commitment locally where he practices. He is happy to travel to the person being assessed in specific needs based circumstances locally. Professor Khan can also undertake assessments within a prison setting via the video link. He is able to turnaround the report within 14 working days following interview.

 

Qualifications and memberships

Qualifications

  • MBBS 1999
  • MD Psychiatry 2003
  • MRCPsych 2008
  • FIPS 2012
  • MSc Med Ed 2014
  • FRCPscyh 2020

Memberships

  • Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Member of the Medical Defence Union
  • Advisory Board of Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine
  • Registration as a Medical Practitioner with Specialist Registration with the General Medical Council
  • Fellow of Indian Psychiatric Society
  • Member British Indian Psychiatric Association

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