Hamid Alhaj

Dr Hamid Alhaj, MD, PhD, MRCPsych

Dr Hamid Alhaj is a Psychiatric Intensive Care Consultant on the award winning Endcliffe Ward at Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust.

He is an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Sheffield and a Foundation Training Programme Director for Health Education England, Yorkshire and the Humber. He is an Executive Member of The National Association of Psychiatric Intensive Care and Low Secure Units (NAPICU). In addition, he is a PLAB examiner at the General Medical Council (UK).

Dr Alhaj completed his psychiatric training in the North East of England, where he obtained his PhD at Newcastle University. His clinical research interests are focussed on understanding the aetiology of common and severe mental health problems such as mood and psychotic disorders and developing innovative approaches to manage them.

Dr Alhaj was recently co-opted on to the NAPICU Executive Committee.

Email: hamid.alhaj@nhs.net