Dr Vivek Bisht

Fully registered Medical Practitioner with the General Medical Council and hold a Bachelors’ Degree in Science, Medicine and Surgery.

Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, with Masters and Diploma in Forensic Mental Health from St George’s University of London.

Approved by the Secretary of State as a Practitioner who has an experience in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders under Section 12 (2) of the 1983 Mental Health Act (amended in 2007).

Approved Clinician under the Mental Health Act 1983 Approved Clinician Directions 2008 and is on the Specialist Register of the General Medical Council, UK V

Clinical expertise in the assessment and management of psychiatric disorders (including schizophrenia, affective disorders, personality disorders and substance misuse). Dr Bisht has particular interest in assessment of sexual offending and mental disorder after having worked at Sex offender service at Shaftesbury Clinic, South London. He is trained to conduct risk assessments like Risk for Sexual Violence Protocol (RSVP) and Risk Matrix (2000).

Experience of working in forensic secure settings at all levels of security, including Broadmoor High Secure Hospital and prison psychiatry having worked in HMP Feltham Young Offenders’ and HMP Wandsworth.

Experience in providing medico-legal reports for criminal, civil and family matters, including appearances as an expert witness (including the Central Criminal Court).

Dr Bisht has completed all the relevant Bond Solon Expert Witness training & is awaiting his Criminal Expert Certificate from Cardiff University Law.


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