- Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Not in Open Referral network
- Video and telephone consultations
Asif graduated from the St Bartholomews and Royal London Medical School in 2002 with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and BSc in Clinical Medicine. Asif completed this psychiatric training in Hampshire and Dorset achieving Member of Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych) in 2008. He also completed his CCT in General Adult Psychiatry with sub-speciality in Liaison Psychiatry in 2011.
Asif has a Diploma in Medical Education from university of Winchester (2012).
Prior to joining the Priory, Asif was NHS consultant psychiatrist for 8 years and worked in community/outpatient posts in North East London and Kingston. Asif worked as single point of access consultant in North East London between 2011-17, where he treated patients between the age of 18-70 years old with mood, anxiety and personality disorders, neurodevelopmental disorder and psychotic disorders. He was also the NELFT Trust Lead for Adult ADHD and Borough lead for ADHD and autistic spectrum conditions.
Asifâ€™s next consultant post was at Kingston where he treated patients between the ages of 18-70 years old, with recurrent mood and anxiety disorders, personality disorders and psychotic disorders. Asif set up and developed the Kingston Personality Disorder Pathway to meet the unmet needs of the local population.
Areas of interest
Mood Disorders; Anxiety Disorders; Personality Disorders; PTSD; OCD; Psychosis; Schizophrenia; ADHD; ASD
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Pain management
Current NHS consultant posts held
2011-17: NELFT Barking and Dagenham Single point of access team - North East London
2017-19: Kingston CMHT (SWLSTG)
Due to his interest in mental health outcomes, Asif was also the NHS London Clinical Lead for Mental Health Outcomes for 2 years between 2017-19
In recognition of Asifâ€™s commitment to promoting excellence for patients and field of psychiatry, he was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (FRCPsych) in 2019.
2015-17: Awarded Health Foundation QI award for improving Physical Health of patients which has been cited as best practice by RCPsych, Public Health England and NHS London.
2019: NHS London/Healthy London Partnership: HoNOS Analytic Framework for Mental Health Services: https://www.healthylondon.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/HoNOS-Analytical-Framework_Vf-1.pdf
2019: NHS London/Healthy London Partnership: Introduction to HoNOS: https://www.healthylondon.org/resource/outcome-measures/honos/honos-resources/honos-training-package/
2019: SWLSTG Kingston Personality Disorder Pathway, cited by best practice by NHS Benchmarking Network: https://www.nhsbenchmarking.nhs.uk/news/2019-mental-health-event-review
2018: NHS London/ Healthy London Partnership Commissioning Guidance: Development of Primary Care Models: https://www.healthylondon.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Primary-care-mental-health-guidance-with-evaluation-Sep-2018.pdf
2018: NHS England & Londonâ€™s Mental Health Transformation Programme - Improving Physical Health for People with Severe Mental Illness Workshop: https://www.healthylondon.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Improving-physical-health-for-people-with-severe-mental-illness-workshop.pdf
2018: Public Health England: Physical health checks for people with psychosis https://www.healthcheck.nhs.uk/commissioners-and-providers/webinars/archived-webinars/
2011: Bachlani, A and Gibson, J: Why not patient feedback on psychiatric services? The Psychiatrist 35:117 https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/the-psychiatrist/article/why-not-patient-feedback-on-psychiatric-services/E82AA0544F16BDFAF1C91F860B0C6634
2011: Bachlani A: Case based discussion â€” focus on feedback, not tick boxes. The Psychiatrist 35: 394 - 395 https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/the-psychiatrist/article/casebased-discussion-focus-on-feedback-not-tick-boxes/D096D7D62F14A61C09A133F66C77026F
2010: Bachlani A. Teaching - How do Adults Learn? Foundation eLearning Project (000_1094). DH e-Learning for Healthcare.
2010: Bachlani, A and Searle G (2010): Crisis team fidelity in Wessex. The Psychiatrist. 34: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/the-psychiatrist/article/crisis-team-fidelity-in-wessex/BDE090D63A48DA7080ECD11679E56A30
- BMed Sci (Hons) in Clinical Medicine with Cutaneanous Biology. Class 2:1 St Bartholomewâ€™s & the Royal London School of Medicine, London 2001
- MBBS St Bartholomewâ€™s & the Royal London School of Medicine, London 2002
- MRCPsych Royal college of Psychiatrists 2007
- Diploma in Professional Enquiry (Medical Education) University of Winchester 2012
- FRCPsych Royal college of Psychiatrists 2019
Reference number 6054204
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCT in General Adult Psychiatry with sub-speciality in Liaison Psychiatry , 2011
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
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
ASD or ADHD assessment - (5-50)
Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (5-50)
Initial out-patient consultation - remote - (5-50)
Neurodiversity Assessment - (1-5)