St Andrew’s appoints Dr Louise Braham as Clinical Director for Learning Disability and ASD services

Wednesday 18 Jan 2017

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(Northampton, UK – 18 January 2017) St Andrew’s Healthcare has appointed Dr Louise Braham as Clinical Director for its Learning Disability and Autistic Spectrum Disorder (LD and ASD) services.  Louise will be based at the charity's Nottinghamshire site.

Dr Braham is a consultant clinical and forensic psychologist and has been in practice for more than 20 years. She joins St Andrew’s from Rampton Hospital where she was a consultant psychologist and Responsible Clinician.

Alongside her clinical work, Dr Braham recently held a post at University of Nottingham, and retains her links with the University for research and clinical practice training placements.

In her role as Clinical Director, Dr Braham is responsible for shaping and delivering service strategies, ensuring excellent and integrated clinical care throughout St Andrew’s LD and ASD services. Working closely with Service Director, Lisa Powell, on the overall direction of the services, Dr Braham will also hold line management responsibility for its lead professionals.

Warren Irving, Chief Operating Officer at St Andrew’s Healthcare said: “We are excited to welcome Dr Braham to the team. Her clinical experience is very strong and her active interest in research and development will help ensure that our LD and ASD services continue to adopt the latest innovations to the benefit of our patients. She will play an important role in achieving our vision to deliver world-class mental healthcare.”