Dr Hemant Bagalkote is a Consultant Psychiatrist in Adult Mental Health based in Nottingham.
He has experience with a wide range of clinical problems including referrals from primary and secondary care and also tertiary referrals for patients with complex needs. Additionally, he also helps manage service users with high needs supported by the community teams and there is a strong ethos of recovery and normalisation, involving partnership working with third sector agencies and independent organisations.
Dr Bagalkote has expertise in: Adult Psychiatry, Depression, PTSD, Anxiety, Psychosis, Substance Misuse, Family and Immigration Matters and Criminal Law.
He is approved under Section 12 (2) of the Mental Health Act 1983 as having a special expertise in the field of psychiatry.
Dr Bagalkote regularly provides expert medicolegal opinion on complex cases in Family Law, Criminal Law and Immigration matters.
He is a Medical Appraiser for the Trust and Chair of the Local Negotiating Committee. He is the Training Program Director for Core Psychiatric Trainees in the School of Psychiatry (North), Health Education East Midlands. In addition to this, he is Educational Supervisor for Higher Specialist Trainees in Psychiatry. He supervises and conducts teaching sessions for undergraduate and postgraduate trainees and is involved in their recruitment and interviews. Dr Bagalkote has supervised Non-Medical Prescribers and is a regular Examiner for the MRCPsych Examinations.
Dr Bagalkote has been invited to speak at regional, national and international conferences on relevant topics. He contributes to the wider community via voluntary involvement in projects to raise awareness about mental health issues in disadvantaged communities and tackling social exclusion. He is actively involved in voluntary community organisations in the East Midlands.
Languages spoken; English, Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu and Marathi.
Full Registration with GMC - No. 4386476.
Previously Trent Regional Representative for the Rehabilitation and Social Care Faculty of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and is now an elected member of the Executive Committee.
Member of the Royal College Special Interest Group in Transcultural issues in Psychiatry.