Malsis Hall, part of Enhanced Community Healthcare Options Group (ECHO), has made a senior appointment to strengthen its core team at the service.
Speciality doctor, Dr Adnan joins the team at Malsis Hall as its second psychiatrist, reflecting the expansion of the specialist service based in Glusburn, near Keighley.
Malsis Hall has been converted into a care centre designed to provide recovery and rehabilitation for people with mental health conditions and associated complex needs. The service is accepting referrals from Local Authorities and the NHS within a 30-mile radius.
The facility also includes three sports pitches, a sports pavilion and community meeting rooms for members of the public to use.
Its multi-disciplinary team (MDT), which Dr Adnan will join, provides an holistic approach to care, with the person’s care needs reassessed regularly, to ensure that personalised treatment goals are met, and the experience of community living is maximised.
Dr Adnan has 8 years’ experience of working in the NHS, in various sub-specialities of psychiatry, including general adult and forensic rehabilitation. He has worked in community and inpatient settings within mental health trusts across the UK and brings significant expertise in MDT working to the team.
Dr Adnan is a Section 12 approved doctor and will provide psychiatric cover to the facility, including care programme approach meetings, hospital managers’ hearings and mental health review tribunals. With a background of working in forensics, Dr Adnan has significant expertise in risk assessment and management. He is currently working under supervision towards Royal College of Psychiatrists membership and approved clinician status.
Dr Adnan said: “I am delighted to join the team at this wonderful new service.
“Malsis Hall provides a fabulous new facility, supporting those with mental health conditions on their road to recovery.
“It will be a privilege to join the clinical team, which I’m sure will continue to grow as the service expands.”
Andrew Shelton-Murray, director of ECHO, said: “We’re delighted to announce the arrival of Dr Adnan as our second psychiatrist to Malsis Hall. He has a wealth of experience which will support our mission of providing the very best treatment and care to our growing cohort of patients and residents.”