About the authors

Amanda Owen, MRCS LRCP, MSc


Dr Amanda OwenLocum Consultant and Associate Specialist in Liaison psychiatry.


Dr Owen gained her Certificate of Eligibility for the Specialist Register in Adult Psychiatry (article 14 PMETB) in July 2007. She underwent her psychiatry training at Guy's Hospital between 198084 and has also graduated with an MSc in Culture and Mental Health from University College London in 2006.


Declaration of interests: None








Satha Manoharan, MBBS (Ceylon),  BCPsych (Lon), MSc


Satha Manoharan

Board Certification in Psychiatry (former Diploma in Psychological medicine-IOP), MSc in Addiction (University of London), Vocational training in General Practice (JCPTGP-London) and Professional certification in Management (OUBS). 


Dr Satha Manoharan has worked in the field of psychiatry for several years and as an Associate Specialist joined Dual Team at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust in April 2004.


Before joining this Trust Dr Manoharan worked in an Emergency Assessment Centre since inception (for about 6 years) and was actively involved in developing and evaluating the service. In addition, she was involved in developing liaison service during that period.


Dr Manoharan is currently on the GMC’s Specialist Register and is eligible to take up a post as a Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry. She is actively involved in networking with SAS doctors from various Trusts, encouraging them to progress further both personally and professionally.


Email: satha.manoharan@slam.nhs.uk


Declaration of interests: None

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