Dr Elizabeth Zachariah, Clinical Director Forensic and Prisons

Dr Elizabeth Zachariah, Clinical Director Forensic and Prisons

Elizabeth is a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist who has worked at the Bracton Centre since 2011 and as the Clinical Director for Forensics and Prisons Directorate since November 2015. She is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, has a masters degree in Clinical Forensic Psychiatry and is a member of the Forensic Faculty executive committee. 

Elizabeth is the Responsible Clinician for Heath Ward, which is part of the Women's pathway service. She specialises in the management of challenging behaviour in women within forensic settings and has led on a number of projects including the service approach to the physical health care of patients and has been the Chair to the Physical Health Oversight Group, which led to the introduction of smoke-free wards. 

In her current role she is part of Oxleas Secure Services transformations to becoming a Provider Collaborative and has contributed to clinical leadership, quality and innovation, in particular within the women's pathway and in the development of the female forensic hostel for south London.