Dr Rebecca Slinn is a Consultant Psychiatrist based in South West England.
Dr Slinn has over 24 years’ experience practicing in general adult and old age psychiatry; working as a consultant for over 17 years with a wide range of experience in hospital, the community and different jurisdictions in the UK. Dr Slinn worked in the NHS from 1991-2012 and now practices in the independent sector. She is fully accredited for Continuing Professional Development by the Royal College Psychiatrists.
Dr Slinn has expertise in all areas of general adult psychiatry, psychosis, mood disorder, trauma, personality disorder, anxiety disorders, eating disorder, addiction, older adult psychiatry including cognitive impairment, dementia, capacity assessments including testamentary capacity, presentations of psychiatric disorder on old age.
Medico- legal experience includes:
Medical negligence cases
Personal injury cases
Capacity assessments and reports for testamentary capacity
Reports for professional tribunals for example NMC
Reports for First tier mental health tribunal service
Regular occupational health reports for Police, and British Aerospace
Appearance in Crown Court as an expert witness in a murder case
Overall instructions approximately joint 15%, claimant 60%, defendant 25%
Dr Slinn can undertake home visits and assessments in solicitors’ offices by arrangement.
Terms and Conditions are available on application and prior to acceptance of instruction.