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Dr Broadhead has been a consultant psychiatrist at the Priory Hospital Hayes Grove, a part of the Priory Group, since 2002. In 2004 he was appointed Medical Director. In 2012 he was appointed Clinical Director for Priory Group, private General Psychiatric services. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Dr Broadhead's speciality is helping those with anxiety and mood disorders.
He has extensive clinical experience in the assessment and treatment of these problems both in public health services (NHS, New Zealand health services) and over the past 20 years in the private sector. His approach is to provide thorough assessment, and to give detailed information about treatment possibilities to assist patients to make well informed decisions about their care.
Areas of interest
Anxiety; Depression; Alcohol problems
Current NHS consultant posts held
Emeritus Consultant, Bethlem & Maudsley NHS Trust (now South London and Maudsley NHS Trust)
Research and publications include about the role of social factors in the development of anxiety and depressive illness and models for establishing mental health services in developing countries.
1976 Open Exhibition, Oxford University; 1983 Merit Award, Middlesex Hospital;1990 Maudsley Hospital Mapother Award; 1992 MacArthur Foundation Research Scholarship; 1994 Maudsley Prize for Medical Student Teaching;1994 Travelling Fellowship, Royal College of Psychiatrists UK; 1998 Sir Graham Day Award (for NHS service development, UK); 2001 Clinical Achievement Award, Waitemata Health services; 2002 Merit award (for service developments, New Zealand).
Over 40 academic publications, including:
Rovner B.W, Broadhead J.C, Spencer M, Carson K, Folstein M. (1989) Depression and Alzheimer's Disease. American Journal of Psychiatry, 146: 3, 350- 353.
Broadhead J.C. and Jacoby R.J. (1990) Mania in Old Age: A First Prospective Study. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 5, 215 - 222.
Rovner B.W., German P.S., Broadhead J.C., Morriss R.K., Blaustein J., Folstein M.F. (1990) The prevalence and management of dementia and other psychiatric disorders in nursing homes. International Psychogeriatrics, Spring, 2(1): 13-24.
Abas M.A., Broadhead J.C., Mbape P., Khumalo-Sakatukwa, G. Defeating depression in the developing world. A Zimbabwean Model. British Journal of Psychiatry, 1994, 164, 293-296.
Abas M.A. and Broadhead J.C. (1994) Mental ill health - as great a concern for developing world. Editorial - British Medical Journal, 308, 1052-1053.
Broadhead J.C. and Abas M.A. (1994) Primary mental health care in developing countries, peer reviewed working paper for: World mental health: priorities, problems and responses. Eds: Desjarlais R, Kleinman A & Eisenberg L., Oxford University Press.
Abas, M.A. & Broadhead J.C. (1997). Depression and anxiety among women in an urban setting in Zimbabwe. Psychological Medicine, 27, 59-71.
Broadhead J.C. & Abas M.A. (1998) Life events and difficulties and the onset of depression among women in a low-income urban setting in Zimbabwe. Psychological Medicine, 28, 29-38.
Broadhead J.C., Piachaud J.M.. & Birley J. (1999) Helping to promote psychiatry in less developed countries. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, 5, 21-220. Abas M., Chagwadera I.,
Patel V., Abas M., Broadhead J., Todd C. & Reeler T. (2000) Depression in developing countries. British Medical Journal, 322, 482-484.
Broadhead J.C. & Abas M.A. (2001) Social support and life events as risk factors for depression amongst women in an urban setting in Zimbabwe. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 36. 115-122.
Courses offered to GPs
About assessment in general psychiatry and the management of anxiety and mood disorders.
Audit of outcomes through Priory in-house systems; 360 degree Royal College of Psychiatry appraisal, including by colleagues and randomly selected patient group 2022.
- MRCPsych Royal College of Psychiatrists 1989
- MPhil London University (Institute of Psychiatry) 1990
- MBBS London University (Middlesex Hospital) 1983
- FRCPsych Royal College of Psychiatrists 2004
- MA - natural sciences medicine Oxford University 1980
- Research Fellow Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, USA 1987
Reference number 2833110
Details of entry to specialist register
- General psychiatry , 1996
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Psychiatrists
British Medical Association
- Priory Hospital Hayes Grove Prestons Road...
- 09:00 - 18:30
- 020 3146 2116
- Sevenoaks Medical Centre Beadle House London...
- 09:00 - 17:00
- 020 3146 2116
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Through the Priory Hospital Hayes Grove, Kent BR2 7AS
0208 462 7722