The Sloane Court Clinic
11 Sloane Court West
London SW3 4TD

Appointments:
+44 (0)20 7730 5945
Reception:
+44 (0)20 7730 5945
Fax:
+44 (0)20 7730 9871

Our opening times are:

  • Mon–Thu: 9am to 7pm
  • Friday: 9am to 6pm
  • Saturdays: Morning only.

E-Mail:
office@sloanecourtclinic.com

Web:
www.sloanecourtclinic.com

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The view down Sloane Court West, Chelsea, London

Dr Ruth Cairns

Dr Ruth Cairns

Dr Ruth Cairns is a consultant psychiatrist at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. She has seventeen years experience as a psychiatrist, seven at consultant level, and is trained as a consultant in both general adult and old age psychiatry. She specialises in working with older adults and is experienced in the assessment and management of common and severe mental health disorders including depression, anxiety, adjustment disorder, bipolar disorder, psychosis, memory problems and dementia, including complex presentations of dementia. Her consultant experience is in community, inpatient and outpatient settings.

Dr Cairns completed her training at the Maudsley Hospital and is now the Training Programme Director for Old Age Psychiatry at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. She is an approved clinical supervisor for junior psychiatrists and arranges regular Academic Meetings for consultants and senior trainees in Old Age Psychiatry.

Dr Cairns has considerable experience in research and academic work. She was appointed to the Chadburn Clinical Lecturer Post in Liaison Psychiatry in 2008- 2010. Her research interests are Mental Capacity and Deprivation of Liberty and she has had a number of publications in peer-reviewed journals. She remains engaged in this field of research. She is also a member of the Mental Capacity Act Committee at the Maudsley Hospital and is very experienced in assessment of mental capacity in clinical practice.

 

Qualifications

1995

BSc (Hons)

1998

MBBS

2002

MRCPsych

2010

CCT General Adult and Old Age Psychiatry

 

University College London and the Middlesex Medical School

  • Physiology BSc 1995
  • MBBS 1998

Senior House Officer and Specialist Registrar Training in General Adult and Old Age Psychiatry

  • Maudsley Hospital, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, 2000-2010

Research Training

  • Chadburn Lecturer in Liaison Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, 2008-2010
  • Clinical Research Post, Institute Of Psychiatry, 2003-2004

Consultant Psychiatrist

  • South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, 2010 -
  • Consultant Psychiatrist, The Sloane Court Clinic, 2017 -

 

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