Mr Seshagiri Nimmagadda

As a Forensic Psychiatrist Mr Nimmagadda as the expertise in assessing the risk of harm to others. He regularly conducts assessments and gives his opinions to various Courts and Tribunals in this respect. He has been employed as a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist at Thornford Park Hospital for more than 6 and ½ years. Thornford Park provides care and treatment to mentally disordered patients in conditions of medium and low securities. This hospital is a part of Priory group of hospitals. He holds RC (Responsible Clinician) responsibilities for 28 in-patients, most of whom have complex and chronic forensic psychiatric histories. He regularly furnishes reports to the Ministry of Justice on restricted patients,  and has experience in carrying out psychiatric assessments in various secure settings including prisons, special hospitals, secure units and open settings.

Areas of Expertise

  • Fitness To Plead
  • Forensic Psychiatry Assessments
  • Mental Health Law
  • Diminished Responsibility
  • Medical Law
  • Huntington’s Disease

Profession: Psychiatrist

Courts or Tribunals: Adoption or Foster Care, Criminal and Offending, Family Court, Mental Health Tribunals, Psychiatric Assessment

Age groups: Adult

Psychological Specialisms: Adult Mental Health Problems, Domestic Abuse, Forensic, Mental Capacity, Personality Disorder, Sexual Offending, Substance Misuse, Trauma and PTSD

Therapies offered: