Practitioner Psychologist Struck Off for Failings which Included Misuse of Resources and Inappropriate Behaviour

Practitioner psychologist Dr Anjan Nath has been struck off the HCPC Register on grounds of misconduct following a range of failings including dishonesty, misuse of resources, misleading colleagues, and inappropriate behaviour towards a former colleague, whilst employed at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (Slam).

HCPC - Health and Care Professions Council

A panel of the HCPC Conduct and Competence Committee heard that Dr Nath had been responsible for managing a pilot project, the Mental Health and Wellbeing Service (MHWB). The purpose of this service was to receive and treat internal referrals from Occupational Health and Human Resources relating to employees experiencing mental health problems.

In March 2012 an Administrator with the MHWB Service handed in her notice. She stated that she had been asked to undertake various commissions during her employment that did not relate to SLaM work, including tasks relating to the development of Dr Nath