At St Andrew's Healthcare we have a team of Psychiatrists working across our hospitals in Northampton, Birmingham and Essex.
They are all among the very best in their respective fields, with substantial knowledge and experience.
Dr Sanjith Kamath has been a Consultant Psychiatrist since 2007, working in both the NHS and the private sector before joining St Andrew's Healthcare in 2012. He has an interest in service development and is also a Founding Fellow of the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management. He also has a MBA.
Sanjith became Clinical Director for the Women’s Mental Health Pathway in 2015 and has been involved in developing new services including establishing our Women’s Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). He was heavily involved in implementing outcomes driven, value-based healthcare across the Charity, leading to his appointment as Executive Medical Director in 2018.
Ash is a Consultant General Adult and Forensic Psychiatrist, Chief Quality Officer, Chair of the Data Subgroup of the national Adult Secure Clinical Reference Group and Clinical member the East Midlands provider collaborative clinical reference group (IMPACT). He is also in the final year of an MBA at Henley Business School.
He has more than 18 years experience working in secure care, across all levels of adult security with also extensive experience in adolescent secure services. He has been in several clinical and medical management leadership positions including Clinical Director and Associate Medical Director. His key interests lie in the clinical governance and quality improvement of secure services, in particular reducing restrictive practices, best practice in risk assessment and management and use of technology to improve quality and reduce waste.
Dr Katina Anagnostakis joined St Andrew’s from the NHS as a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist in 2008. Her clinical focus has been in adult forensic mental health services, especially where there is complex co-morbidity with personality disorder.
She is a qualified Dialectical Behaviour Therapist (DBT), is actively involved in clinical research and has held senior leadership roles in medical education, medical regulation and with the Royal College of Psychiatrists. She has a record of fostering a creative learning culture to drive quality improvement and innovation.
Former Clinical Director Dr Muthu Natarajan is now Deputy Medical Director for our Dementia, Huntington's Disease and Acquired Brain Injury division.
He has been with St Andrew's since 2010, specialising in forensic psychiatry for older adults and working closely with NHS commissioners to improve clinical services. Muthu has spoken at numerous conferences and written in mental healthcare journals.
Dr Alexander Hamilton is a consultant forensic psychiatrist and specialist in Deaf mental health. Although hearing, coming from a Deaf family he grew up using BSL and with an understanding of Deaf culture. He undertook his specialist training in Dorset, Hampshire, Broadmoor Hospital, and at the National High Secure Deaf Service at Rampton Hospital before becoming the consultant for the Medium Secure Deaf Service at St Andrew’s in Northampton. He is currently also the clinical director for the Medium Secure services at St Andrew’s.
In addition to his clinical work, Alex chairs the Deaf Mental Health Working Group for NHSE, sits on the Specialist Mental Health Clinical Reference Group for NHSE and is on the executive of the European Society for Mental Health and Deafness. He has also been a trustee of the British Society of Mental Health and Deafness.
Dr Ana Ilea has been a General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist since 2015. She joined the Charity in October 2017, and has a special interest in Forensic Psychiatry.
She is an affiliate Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. A former Clinical Director, she is now Deputy Medical Director for our Low Secure and CAMHS services.
Dr Ali Isa Alfaraj has been a psychiatrist since 1996. He has been a Consultant Psychiatrist since March 2010 and has worked for both the NHS and the private sector. Ali has fellowship of the RCPsych, and has 3 MSc degrees in psychiatry, CBT and psychotherapy.
He has had extensive experience of working in different psychiatric settings, mostly in adult services including community teams, crisis resolution and home treatment teams, liaison psychiatrist, inpatient acute setting, psychiatric intensive care, and locked rehabilitation service.
Ali is currently covering a low secure service. Ali is approved as having expert experience in treating mental disorders under section 12.2 of the Mental Health Act 1983 and as amended in 2007.
Dr Ashley Rule is a Consultant Psychiatrist working on Willow ward in the women’s medium secure division, having joined St Andrew’s Healthcare in 2019. He previously worked as a Consultant in Adult Psychiatry in Oxford, spending five years in a CMHT, and 10 years in PICU psychiatry. He has a special interest in Prison Psychiatry, having been Clinical Lead to the In-Reach Team at HMP Bullingdon throughout this time.
Dr Jane Radley qualified in medicine from Leicester University. She trained as a GP before switching to psychiatry and specialising in working with people with intellectual disabilities and/or autism.
Jane worked as a Consultant in the NHS in Northumberland before joining St Andrew’s in 2008 to help develop one of the country’s first specialist secure units for adults with autism. She continues to work with adults with autism in our secure, rehabilitation and community services.
Dr Nadeem Mazi-Kotwal has worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist in the NHS taking on different leadership roles such as Coordinating Tutor, ECT lead and Associate Clinical Director before joining St Andrew's in 2017. He has an interest in Dementia and Huntington’s Disease and contributes as a Consultant Psychiatrist at the Huntington’s Disease Multi-disciplinary Clinic at The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, for UCL Hospitals. He is the Managing Editor of the British Journal of Medical Practitioners.
Nadeem remains committed and involved in establishing clinical practice influenced by better patient outcomes, value based healthcare and continuous quality improvement.
Dr Sally Foster has been a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist since 2004, working in the NHS before joining St Andrew's in 2017. She has worked across secure units in Yorkshire, where she held posts of Clinical Director and Associate Medical Director. She has had an interest in service development, leading on the development of a women's non-secure pilot unit in York, and collaboratively developing a number of prison mental health services across Yorkshire.
Since joining St Andrew's, Sally has worked predominantly on the male secure wards, and has a special interest in treatment resistant psychosis. More latterly she has further developed her interest in Medical Education, and is the Medical Undergraduate Lead for the University of Buckingham medical students. She is also a CASC examiner for the Royal College of Psychiatrists and has recently completed a Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education.
Dr Richard Burrows joined St Andrew's in August 2020, working full-time as a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist in the low secure autistic spectrum disorder service. Prior to working for the charity Richard worked as a doctor in the NHS for eight years. After completing his five year medical degree at the University of Leicester he remained there to work for two years as a foundation doctor. Dr Burrows then moved back to where he had grown up, Birmingham. Whilst there, he spent the next three years working in various psychiatry specialities before focussing on forensic psychiatry.
Richard is passionate about continual service improvement; working towards patients with ASD, who have found it difficult to progress, to be discharged to the community.
Dr Aye-Ma Lwin, Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr Gayathri Burrah, Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr Paul Stankard, Clinical Director
Dr Donna Arya, Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr Samudra Sarkar, Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr Shahzad Alikhan, Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr Sarah Hewitt, Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr Hilary Parrott, Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr Lara Cleland, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist
Dr Iain Grant, Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr Anupama Iyer, Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr Matthew Viveier, Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr Shazad Farooq, Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr Ali Isa Alfaraj, Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr Neelam Kataria, Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr Brian Dalal, Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr Domingo Gonzalez Naranjo, Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr Kajal Patel, Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr Samantha Dove, Clinical Director
Dr Samuel Amo-Korankye, Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr Srinaveen Abkari, Consultant Psychiatrist
Dr Reuven Magnes, Consultant Psychiatrist