Consultant Neuropsychiatry
Dr Abbas Lohawala


Dr James Eldred MBBS, MRCPsych, BSc (Hons) is a highly experienced Consultant Psychiatrist, with a broad range of expertise spanning both clinical and clinical leadership fields.  

Dr Eldred has been a substantive NHS Consultant since 2008.  He has the Certificate of Specialist Training with accreditation in both General adult and Addiction psychiatry.  He has built a widely respected clinical career working acute mental health care (Inpatient, Crisis and Home Treatment services).  Further to this he has held a number of senior clinical and medical leadership roles, both in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.  

Dr Eldred has been involved in leadership and service development across the South West since 2012.  He currently holds both a clinical and leadership contract.  He is recognised for developing of new models of care, multi-agency partnership working, and for clinical governance in NHS Trusts.  He has extensive experience leading investigations into care delivery failings, and incidents including suicides.  Dr Eldred was awarded the NHS Leadership Academy Award for Executive Healthcare Leadership in 2017.

Dr Eldred is very happy to travel to see adults in a range of locations across the UK, and prides himself on flexibility in order to meet the client’s needs.  He is experienced in writing reports for trauma and medical negligence, and has extensive experience working with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, trauma, OCD, personality issues, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia and drug induced psychiatric problems.

Dr Eldred is based in the South West and can normally offer a local appointment within four weeks, aiming to complete his report within two weeks of the appointment.  He is willing and able to travel to a wide range of locations across the UK to meet the client’s requirements.





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