Name: Dr A Kassim MB ChB MRCPsych Pg.Cert Clinical Forensic Medicine

Profession: Consultant Psychiatrist and Forensic Physician

Speciality: General Adult & Older Adult Psychiatry, Clinical Forensic Medicine and Forensic Physician 

Consulting Hours:
Monday to Friday 6pm to 8.00 pm, Saturday – 10 am – 2pm

Contact Details:
Telephone Lily House 020 8530 8888

Fax: 0208 181 4850

Dr Akim Kassim, Consultant Psychiatrist & Forensic Medicine

Additional Information:

I am a Consultant Psychiatrist, with over 17 years’ experience in the National Health Service and the private sector. I currently work with the North Essex Partnership Foundation NHS Trust. I work with both working age and older adult patient I have extensive experience and expertise in the assessment of functional and organic mental disorders including anxiety, depression, bipolar affective disorder and memory disorders. I undertake assessment of mental capacity for various decisions, most particularly under the deprivation of liberty and safeguards arrangements. In addition, I have interest and expertise in the assessment of risk, at various levels and settings, with a very good understanding of the interface between Law and Medicine, more so with my experience as a Forensic Medical Examiner. I undertake medical assessment for patients attending the court for road traffic offences such as drink driving or driving whilst unfit to drive. I am approved under section 12 (2) Mental Health Act 1983, as amended by the 2007. I have an approved Clinician status and have undertaken mental health assessments over the years, in various settings. I am proactive, target driven, dynamic and enjoy working in a challenging environment. I enjoy introduction of innovations, in the delivery of healthcare services.