Dr Pravir Sharma  

Dr Pravir Sharma

FRCPsych, DPM, MSc, MBBS

Consultant Psychiatrist

Psychiatry
PHF Services Ltd
Castle Cavendish Works
Dorking Road
WEST MIDLANDS
NG7 5PN
Private practice:

I specialise in mental health disorders in the elderly although have extensive experience of general adult psychiatry as well. I am experienced in assessing memory problems comprehensively and in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and difficult behaviours associated with it and other dementias.

I also have a special interest in treatment resistant anxiety and depressive illnesses. I am able to assess and refer on to clinical psychology for further specialist psychological interventions while overseeing the progress of patients.

I am known for my excellent ‘bed side’ manners and a professional relaxed approach for which I have received commendations from patients and relatives.

Medico-legal experience:

I have experience of writing court reports in medico legal cases and of appearing in the court as an expert witness. My claimant to defendant ratio for medico legal work is approximately 70:30. I have also acted as a joint expert for the court producing a joint report along with the other expert.

I have an extensive experience of the use of the Mental Health Act and I'm Section 12(2) approved. I can prepare medico-legal expert witness reports for road traffic accidents and other accidents in the work place. I can prepare reports for employment tribunals.

Mental capacity:

I have an extensive experience of assessing capacity in complex cases where mental illness or memory disorders affect the person. I have prepared reports for the court of protection on matters concerning mental capacity, Lasting power of attorney, Testamentary capacity, Capacity to make decisions concerning money affairs and care arrangements / Fitness to stand trial / follow court proceedings.

Clinical negligence:

I have experience of producing causation and condition reports in clinical negligence cases with respect to psychological injury and psychiatric illness. I do not see paediatric cases, children below 18yrs of age. I do not see clients for criminal court reports / forensic cases.

Consulting suites:

I am based based in the West Midlands. I am available for consultation on all evenings and Saturday mornings. I have consultation suits at Spire Little Aston Hospital, Little Aston Birmingham B74 3UP and at Sutton Medical Consulting (Ashfurlong Surgery) 233, Tamworth Road, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham B75 6DX. I can also see clients both for private consultation and medico legal report assessment at their homes.

I am able to offer quick bookings and usually provide any reports within 2 -4 weeks of my assessment. I am happy to receive medical records in any format including CD, email, Hard copies. Hard copies will be securely returned whereas CDs will be securely disposed, after use.

Data protection:

ICO REGISTRATION Reference : Z9331503

Medical indemnity insurance:

MDDUS (MEMBERSHIP NUMBER M195739)

Contact Details


 

Additional Information:

Regional Limits:

Yes
Yes

Expert Witness Work:

Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes

 

Expert Witness Activity:

70%
30%
0%
1

50+

Lawyer Consultation:

Yes