Consultants

Dr Maqsood Ahmad
Medical Director & Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist

Dr Ahmad completed his higher psychiatric training in London, and was appointed as a Consultant Psychiatrist at Charing Cross Hospital, London; one of the major teaching hospitals in the country.

He joined Cygnet Hospital Stevenage from Alpha Hospitals, an independent provider of medium/low secure and mental health rehabilitation services. He worked there for over seven years as a Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director, and helped develop their medium secure mental illness and low secure PD services from scratch. Previously he has played a pivotal role in establishing a brand new psychiatric intensive care unit (PICU) in Goodmayes Hospital, North East London NHS Foundation Trust.

He has a special interest in the treatment of service users suffering from complex mental health problems, including those with substance misuse and personality disorders, for which he tends to use an eclectic approach.

Dr Declan Leahy, MB, B.CH, NAO, MRCPsych
Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist
Areas of Speciality: General Adult Forensic Rehabilitation, Section 12 Approved.

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