Clinical team

Arun_3.jpgDr Arun Dhandayudham, Medical Director

MBBS, MRCPsych, CCT (Addictions Psychiatry), PgDip (Mental Health Law), PgCert (Med Ed), MBA (Henley Business School), MFMLM

Dr Arun Dhandayudham leads on medical practice across WDP. Arun has been a Consultant in Addictions Psychiatry since 2005 and trained in Oxford and Cambridge. He was previously Clinical Director of the NHS Addictions services across Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire as well as Clinical Lead within CRI. Arun has extensive experience in setting up community drug and alcohol services, prison services and dual diagnosis services. He has an interest in online shopping addiction, PTSD and chronic arousal states such as pain and anxiety. He also sits on the Royal College of Psychiatry Addictions Faculty serving as Coordinator for the Regional Representatives network as well as Chair of the Addictions Faculty Patients and Carers group.

 

 

 

 

Lesley Andrews_0_0.pngLesley Andrews,  Director of Quality & Compliance

Lesley has been working in the substance misuse field for over 15 years having started her career as a Mental Health Nurse and gained a Masters Degree in ‘Drugs in Society; Policy & Intervention’. She has worked in the statutory, voluntary and private sectors of the business in a range of roles from that of front line practitioner to Director of Services within 2 different charities. Lesley has also been a Commissioner of Substance Misuse Services for a local authority, commissioning a range of community prescribing and prison based services in Kent.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Marylyn Nathan-Wilson, Chief Pharmacist

BSc Hons, MPharm

Marylyn Nathan-Wilson is a Specialist Substance Misuse Pharmacist and non-medical prescriber. Her main responsibilities in WDP are ensuring governance requirements are met in relation to medicines management. Before becoming WDP 's chief pharmacist, Marylyn worked as the Chief Pharmacist at the Churchill London Clinic (2005 - 2010) and Chief Pharmacist for HMP Belmarsh, Thameside and ISIS ( 2010 - 2015). She has also worked with the South Maudsley NHS Trust and Central North West London Foundation Trust  and her experience covers all aspects of substance misuse treatment, general health promotion and staff development. She has been involved in setting up new pharmacy services and clinics in hospital, prisons and community pharmacy. She has a special interest in dual diagnosis and harm reduction measures.

 

 

 

 

Screenshot_20160624-122113_0.pngWendy Burke, Lead Nurse

Wendy joined WDP in October 2012, overseeing the implementation of WDP, HMP Woodhill, progressing to her current role as organisational Lead Nurse. Wendy qualified as a Registered Mental Health Nurse in 1997, specialising in the field of Substance Misuse developing a broad knowledge within primary, secondary, community, and prison care settings. She has experience of working with abstinence based 12 steps, and harm reduction models and managing medical emergencies within a medically supervised injecting centre. In addition to providing a strong clinical leadership and non-medical prescribing locally, Wendy works closely with organisational clinical leads to develop and support clinical governance structures.

 

 

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