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Dr Farshad Shaddel

Dr Farshad Shaddel

Farshad Shaddel


Consultant Psychiatrist and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer

  • Medical Director, Priory Hospital Newbury & Nelson House
  • Consultant Psychiatrist, Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Member of Approval Panel for NHS South of England
  • Director of OxCME and Head of AC Refresher Programme
  • Medical Member of First-Tier Tribunal in England and Welsh Tribunals
  • Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy

Psychiatry, Mental Health Law, Medical Education, Leadership and Innovative Strategies

Activities/ Interests

Farshad is a consultant psychiatrist, expert witness (Medico-Legal) and a passionate educationist and published researcher. He is the former Chair of the Mental Health Law Steering Group at St Andrews Healthcare and a member of the CASC Panel at the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Currently he leads a team of experts delivering a nationally accredited AC Refresher Course . Farshad has done his postgraduate qualification in leadership and teaching in Higher Education (PGDip-LATHE) with the University of Oxford and a postgraduate qualification in Mental Health Law with De Montfort University. His special interest is formative and summative assessments in medical education. Farshad and his colleagues created and added the “contextually-apt feedback” concept (also known as The CoRPuS Grid) to current medical education literature. As a medical director, Farshad has led his team in achieving 'Outstanding' rating from CQC and joining an elite club of the 8% of top hospitals in England in 2023.

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