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dr georgina brown

Dr Georgina Brown

Clinical Governance Lead

dr georgina brown

Clinical Governance Lead

MBCHB MRCGP DFFP SMN Mediation

PG Diploma Clinical Psychiatry (Merit)

PG Certificate Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Georgina Brown is an experienced General Practitioner with an Extended Role (GPwER) in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of ADHD and joint author of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Framework for GPs with an extended role in ADHD.

Her focus lies in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of adults with ADHD. This includes an emphasis on understanding the intricate connection between ADHD and the menopausal transition. And ensuring that adults with ADHD can be empowered to forge a path of success and  embrace their unique and positive strengths.

Dr Brown is currently working in collaboration with colleagues and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) in developing a structured competency framework for Primary care Doctors with an extended role in ADHD and is also currently jointly involved in the authorship and development of a Post graduate certificate in Neurodiversity through a National Postgraduate educational platform.  She is the recent past Vice Chair of the British association for Neurodiversity and continues her professional development within the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, whose remit is exchanging and promoting research in the field of Neuropsychopharmacology, with a commitment to ensuring that advances in the understanding of brain function and human behaviour, are translated into better treatments and enhanced public health. As such she presently working towards an additional European qualification of ‘Specialist Expertise in ADHD’.

She holds responsibility for overseeing clinical standards within the service and is committed to ensuring the service remains current and actively evolves with the changing fields of ADHD Research  . She hold an addition service role in the creation and maintenance of administrative and clinical governance systems; designed to advance and safeguard the welfare of patients by

  • Incorporating a culture of excellence within the service.
  • Prioritising the quality and standards of the service.
  • Adhering to the benchmarks established by external regulatory and quality improvement entities, such as NHS Healthcare Improvement Scotland.
  • Creating an environment which supports Clinicians in surpassing their professional standards 
  • Ensuring all Patient received assessment, diagnosis and management  by experiences Specialists consistent with guidance published by the National Institute of Clinical Excellence

She has a robust foundation in Clinical Governance and is also an Expert Witness for the General Medical Council (which serves as the regulatory body for doctors. In this role, she evaluates the care standards provided by doctors throughout the United Kingdom) and held the position of Medical Adviser to the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO) from 2013 to 2021. (The SPSO is entrusted with evaluating and providing insights on ultimate-stage complaints regarding public service entities in Scotland).

Over the years Dr Brown has contributed to both NHS and Private service development and service improvements in both a direct and advisory role including committee representation with the British medical association and subsequent committees. This includes chairing the BMA Equality and Diversity committee, representing Doctors on the Scottish council, leading the greater Glasgow and Clyde Scottish Deprivation Group, contributing to process Development within NHS24 and additional roles in Local NHS Children’s service Development.

Qualifications 

  • MBChB: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.  
  • JCPTGP: Joint Committee on Postgraduate Training for General Practice: Certificate of Prescribed Experience:  
  • MRCGP: Membership of the Royal college of General Practitioners  
  • PGDip Clin Psych (Merit): Post Graduate Diploma Clinical Psychiatry 2023 
  • DFFP: Diplomate of the Faculty of Family planning and Reproductive health care 1999  
  • SCMN: Scottish Community Mediation Network .03/2015: Certificate Community Mediation 
  • Professional Membership International Menopause Society

 

Ongoing Professional Development  

  1. ECNP: European College of Neuropsychopharmacology – Currently working towards the additional qualification: ECNP certificate of specialist expertise in ADHD  
  2. Takeda UK Ltd. Bridging the GAP Training Programme – Furthering understanding of adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder:  
  3. British Medical Journal Leaning Webinar: Known Unknowns of ADHD 
  4. British Medical Journal Leaning Course:  Medical Leadership 
  5. International Menopause Society: International Menopause Society Professional Update  
  6. LEARNA 
  7. RCGP

Important notice

Unfortunately – due to a Viral Infection that has swept through our service most of our staff are either unwell or off work incapacitated by illness.


As such there may be a delay in responding to emails and actioning enquiries.

Our apologies and thank you for your patience.