Dr Nick Walsh
BSc MBChB MRCPysch
Dr Walsh has a particular interest in holistic care. Dr Walsh looks at the whole person and is able to advise on a range of treatments, including medication, psychological therapy, physical health and lifestyle interventions, as well as practices such as yoga, meditation or mindfulness. His approach is to work alongside his patients to help them identify their key difficulties and goals, and then develop a tailored and bespoke plan to help them recover and move forward in their lives. Dr Walsh has expertise in LGBT mental health and also sees adults with ADHD and autism.
Nick studied medicine at the University of Manchester, including a 1 year BSc(Hons) in History of Medicine. He did his Foundation training and then started psychiatry training in Manchester. He relocated to London and continued training on the Royal London and St Bartholomew’s training scheme. In 2014, he became a Consultant in General Adult Psychiatry, with a sub-specialty endorsement in Liaison Psychiatry. After 7 years as a Consultant in East London, Nick left the NHS in 2021.
Dr Nick Walsh is a Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist with over 8 years of experience as a consultant, including at The Royal London Hospital and St Bartholomew's Hospital. He has extensive experience in in the management of anxiety, depression and PTSD as well as medically unexplained symptoms, chronic pain, mental health problems associated with long-term physical illness and somatization/conversion disorders. He has particular expertise in mental health problems in LGBT people. Dr Walsh also sees patients with adult ADHD and adult autism.
In addition, Dr Walsh sits on the CASC examination panel of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, which sets and oversees the final examination that all psychiatrists must pass before they can become members of the College and obtain their ‘MRCPsych’ designation.
He now works exclusively in private practice and sees patients at Priory Wellbeing Centre Harley Street, Priory Wellbeing Centre Fenchurch Street and Priory Hospital Hayes Grove.
- Walsh, N, (2015). An outsider’s perspective on the Emergency Department. Emergency Medicine Journal (Supplement) 32(1) (Suppl) 3
- Chamberlain, F., Walsh, N., Falkowski, J., (2015). Chemotherapy for Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in a patient receiving clozapine for treatment-resistant schizophrenia: use of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. BJPsych Bulletin 39 (6) 305-307
- Walsh, N., Handley, T., & Hall, I. (2014). Training and developing staff in general hospitals: intellectual disability liaison nurses and the RAID model. Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities, 8(6), 390-398.
- Walsh, N. and Hall, I. (2012) Legislation and Policy. In: Chaplin, E. et al. eds. (2013) Autism Spectrum Conditions: A Guide. 1st ed. Brighton: Pavilion Publishing
- Walsh, N. and Hall, I. (2012) The Autism Strategy: implications for people with autism and for service development. Advances in Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities, 6 (3), p.113-120