Psychiatry-UK

Trewalder Chapel, Trewalder, Cornwall, PL33 9ET 1 2 3 4 5 468 reviews

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Written by a NHS patient
8th August 2022


I have spent years seeing GP's and psychiatrist's, receiving numerous diagnosis which never really fit how I truly felt. I was 42 when I was finally diagnosed with ADHD. I felt seen an heard for the first time in my life. Since my diagnosis my relationship with my husband, my children and myself has improved considerably. I cannot thank Dr Sambhi and Vicki at PUK enough. They listened to my concerns and supported me to find solutions. Titration was tricky and it has taken a while to find the correct medication and get the dosage right, but I'm there now. Vicki listened, understood and helped me every step of the way. Life with ADHD doesn't have to be so difficult. The staff at PUK will support you to find a solution that works for you. Thank you PUK, you have given me a compass, it doesn't always mean I'll find the right solution, but navigating life's ups and downs is certainly easier now. Thank you Vicki and Dr Sambhi, you have helped to make my life make sense! Lou. Midwife, Mum, Managing!

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Written by a NHS patient
5th August 2022


I am really happy with and grateful for the treatment I received through Psychiatry UK. Both my prescriber and psychiatrist were friendly, empathetic and eager to help. The whole process was very smooth and a lot quicker than I expected which was a huge relief. I highly recommend this service.

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Written by a NHS patient
3rd August 2022


Very happy with the service my son received, they were kind considerate patient, engaging and listened to all our concerns about his diagnosis, kindly helped follow up on other pathways, provided helpful information, links and books etc, could not have wanted a more approachable and helpful team for my very shy teen.

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Written by a private patient
26th July 2022


Very quick. Got appt on 2 days notice for titration review with doctor, impressive.

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Written by a NHS patient
26th July 2022


I found the process from referral to diagnosis with Psychiatry UK straight forward. The resources on its website are extremely helpful and noticed a vast improvement in information (blogs, advice etc) on Adult ADHD and ADHD in women from when I first accessed the site in Summer 2021 to Summer 2022. The security on the site is reassuring and I feel confident that my personal details are safe. The site is easy to use although I am very familiar with technology. I preferred the consultations this way than a face to face consultation. Others may not be. The only observation for improvement is the length of time it took between referral and consultation, however, I understand that the pandemic had a big negative impact on people's mental health and access to PsychUK's service was unprecedented during 2020 and they had to recruit many more psychiatrists to deal with the demand. I would highly recommend Psychiatry UK under the right to choose.

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Written by a NHS patient
21st July 2022


My first nurse was not well suited to my needs and did not listen to what I said or offer helpful advice/recommendations. I asked to change nurses and this process was quick and handled smoothly and my second nurse was much more suitable for my needs and communication preferences. Some of the forms and procedures operated by PUK are confusing, not well explained, and/or redundant, but I appreciate that services like this which see a lot of patients for different reasons are restricted in what they can offer in terms of administration. Overall although I felt that the service could have been improved, I am very happy with my treatment and decision to approach PUK and feel that I received the treatment I needed.

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Written by a NHS patient
20th July 2022


Quick to respond to my referral and emails and clear with their timescales and I actually got an appointment much sooner than I expected.

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Written by a NHS patient
19th July 2022


I have come to the end of my care under Dr Sreenath and cannot convey how grateful I am for the care and attention I have received. In our virtual sessions he has been welcoming, reassuring and it has been easy to build rapport and a therapeutic relationship from the start. I feel that I have been listened to and understood throughout and have had prompt responses to any messages I have sent. I am in a much better mental state and feel that the treatment for my condition is going incredibly well thanks to Dr Sreenath!

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17th July 2022


I was referred to Psychiatry UK by my Doctor. I found my treatment from the diagnosis, to the titration to be excellent. I was kept up to date with information about my treatment, and queries were dealt with very promptly. I'm 56, and so glad that I found this help and medication at this stage in my life. Better late than never, as they say. I'm so grateful for the help I received.

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Written by a NHS patient
17th July 2022


I began to suspect that I had ADHD in early 2021 through learning more about it via social media and the experiences of others. After a very thorough virtual appointment with the lovely Dr. Ghetau, this diagnosis was confirmed - a huge relief for me after a lifetime of struggling and uncertainty as to why. She was frank and personable, which made the assessment and subsequent communication extremely easy for me to handle as someone who often struggles with advocating for myself and speaking with others. She suggested that I also seek an autism assessment, which is something I'm currently in the process of - this extra information was extremely helpful for me in my ongoing journey of understanding my own neurodiversity. Once I had my ADHD diagnosis, I decided to proceed with medication, titrated by Psychiatry UK. While the process to have this approved by my local GP was slow, this was not unexpected given the peak pandemic timeframe. Psychiatry-UK, both Dr. Ghetau and the admin team, were very helpful and supportive and it felt like a team effort the whole time. Around 11 months after my initial diagnosis (8 of which were spent back-and-forthing with my stretched GP practice), I had began the medication titration process. This was titrated by Dean Tipton, who was thorough, clear, supportive and really friendly. I felt really comfortable discussing any side effects with Dean, as well as the positive journey of stabilising on medication. Dean's enthusiasm for my improvement was so wonderful and really gave me the confidence that I'm on the right track. After a few adjustments, including a switch to a slightly different brand of medication due to supply chain issues, we have found a dosage that works for me and I couldn't be more pleased. My experience with Psychiatry-UK, and particularly the incredible care and attentiveness that Dean displayed, has been second to none. I would recommend them to anybody - you will never feel pressured or like you're "in the wrong". It's worth taking that leap of faith because they'll help you fly.

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