The Consulting Rooms, 38 Harborne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3HE
enquiries@lisabrownell.co.uk
0121 663 0303
Close
0121 663 0303 enquiries@lisabrownell.co.uk

Dr. Lisa Brownell

BSc(Hons) MBChB PGCert MedEd FHEA FRCPsych
Consultant Psychiatrist
Nationality British
General Medical Council Full Registration number 4102267
Specialist Register (General Adult Psychiatry)
Section 12(2) Mental Health Act Approval granted 1998
Medical Education 1988 – 1994 University of Birmingham

Qualifications

1991 BSc (Hons) Pharmacology​
1994 MBChB​
1998 MRCPsych​
2002 BAP Certificate in Clinical Psychopharmacology (part 1)​
2007 Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education, University of Dundee​
2007 Fellow of the Higher Education Academy​
2013 FRCPsych
2013 Cardiff University Law School Bond Solon Civil Expert Certificate
2013 Cardiff University Law School Bond Solon Criminal Expert Certificate

Prizes & Awards

1991 Arthur Thompson Scholarship
1993 Arthritis and Rheumatology Council prize​
1994 MBChB with Distinction in Psychiatry
1994 Honours in Pharmacology
1994 Honours in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
1994 Honours in Paediatrics
1994 Honours in Public Health
2004 – 2015 9 Clinical Excellence Awards

Current Appointments

Consultant Psychiatrist at local NHS Mental Health Trust
Honorary Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience / Psychiatry, University of Birmingham
Chair, Pharmacological Therapies Committee at local Mental Health NHS Trust
Associate Medical Director, local Mental Health NHS Trust
Joint Chair, Area Prescribing Committee for Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull and environs.
Inaugural Member, Regional Medicines Optimisation Committee for NHS England, Midlands and East

Research Publications

Brockington I & Brownell L. (1997) Steroid induced pre-partum psychosis British Journal of Psychiatry 170:90

Naik PC & Brownell LW (1999) Treatment of psychiatric aspects of alcohol misuse. Hospital Medicine 60: 173-177

Naik PC, Lawton J & Brownell LW. (2000) Comparing general practitioners and specialist alcohol services in the management of alcohol withdrawal. Psychiatric Bulletin 24:214-216

Brownell LW & Naik PC (2000) Assessment in police custody of individuals under the influence of alcohol with co-morbid psychiatric disorders. Journal of Clinical Forensic Medicine 7: 39-44

Naik PC & Brownell LW (2000) Management in police custody of individuals under the influence of alcohol with co-morbid psychiatric disorders. Journal of Clinical Forensic Medicine 7:139-143

Naik PC & Brownell LW. (2001) Remember patients’ views. Psychiatric Bulletin 25:117

Naik PC & Brownell LW (2001) Management in police custody of individuals under the influence of alcohol with co-morbid psychiatric disorders (letter). Journal of Clinical Forensic Medicine 8:37-38

Brownell LW & Naik PC. (2001) Does method of distribution improve GPs’ response rate in questionnaire studies? Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 55(9):687

Brownell LW, Walker PJ & Jumaian AA. (2001) Psychosis in Sotos Syndrome. Journal of the Royal Medical Services 8(2):48-49

Brownell LW & Naik PC. (2003) Services for opiate misuse: can primary care meet government expectations? Psychiatric Bulletin. 27: 328-330

Labib, P & Brownell LW (2009) Factors affecting patient satisfaction with the psychiatric ward round: retrospective cross-sectional study. Psychiatric Bulletin 33 295-298

Burlingham A, Anandakumar P & Brownell L.(2016)  Continuation of clozapine during chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant.  Progress in Neurology and Psychiatry.  20(4): 16-18

Research Presentations

(last 3 years only)

Brownell L, Fazal-Short N, Phipps K and McHugh L. An evaluation of front-loading expertise in a redesigned community mental health service (Head4Health).
Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress 2013

Tovey M, Brownell L and Anandakumar P. Re-Audit of the Use of Hypnotics in Clinical Practice – Are We Following the Guidance? Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress 2013

Sardana Y, Deol N and Brownell L. The Pharmacological Management of Patients with Schizophrenia within a Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) setting. Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress 2013

Carter C, Knowles C and Brownell L. The Pharmacological Management of Acute Manic Episodes in the Inpatient Setting. Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress 2013

Booth G and Brownell L. Home Treatment Team: Medication Information, Discussion and Choice. Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress 2013

Leyden E and Brownell L. The use of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): are healthcare professionals adhering to the guidelines? Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress 2013

Taylor S and Brownell L. The use of clozapine in the management of treatment resistant schizophrenia: Are health care professionals adhering to the guidelines? Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress 2013

Amin J and Brownell L. Long Term Management of Adults with Bipolar Disorder in a Community Mental Health Team. Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress 2013

Mulla Y and Brownell L. An evaluation of the timeliness and quality of discharge summaries following treatment in acute inpatient psychiatric units. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2013

Holden A and Brownell L. An analysis of referrals form a psychiatric liaison service to a Community Mental Health Team. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2013

Brown K, Brownell L, Anandakumar P, Shah N and Bhagrath N. The provision of information regarding treatment, and the involvement of service users in choosing the treatment they receive- A re-audit in a community mental health team. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2013

Nimalanathan S and Brownell L. An evaluation of the use of long acting antipsychotic injections in a community mental health team (CMHT). Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2013

Rooney J, Amin J and Brownell L. An evaluation of the pharmacological treatment of bipolar disorder in a community mental health team. Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress 2014
This poster was the winner of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Psychopharmacology Special Committee prize.

Rooney J, Amin J and Brownell L. A reaudit of the management of bipolar affective disorder in a community mental health team. Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress 2014
This poster was the winner of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Psychopharmacology Special Committee prize.

Pavel K, Patterson J, Salt R, Russell R and Brownell L. A reaudit of the management of patients with emotionally unstable personality disorder in an inpatient setting. Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress 2014

May P and Brownell L. An evaluation of the timeliness and quality of discharge summaries following an episode of home treatment. Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress 2014

May P and Brownell L. The use of antipsychotic medication by home treatment teams. Royal College of Psychiatrists International Congress 2014

Sorenson E, McKee E and Brownell L. New medication in adult acute psychiatric wards: are patients given adequate information and choice? British Association for Psychopharmacology Summer Meeting 2014.
This poster was the winner of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Psychopharmacology Special Committee prize.

Metcalfe A, Hudson E and Brownell L. Management of depression in a community mental health team in central Birmingham. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2014

Lewis P, Miscampbell C and Brownell L. An analysis of information included in referrals to a community mental health team for individuals presenting with depressive symptoms. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2014

Colemeadow J, Jmor S and Brownell L. Do home treatment teams assess and manage risks associated with driving in their manic patients? Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2014

May P and Brownell L. The use of benzodiazepines and hypnotic medication by home treatment teams. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2014

Ahmed S, Gatherer A, Anandakumar P and Brownell L. An analysis of risks and complexity of individuals allocated to HONOS clusters 1-3 in two community mental health teams. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2014

Drake J, Copely A, Sardana Y, Deol N and Brownell L. Pharmacological management of schizophrenia by a community mental health team – a reaudit. International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists 2015.
Brownell L, Upthegrove R and Muharib M. A four-year mirror image study comparing risperidone long acting injection with first generation antipsychotic depot injections in terms of effectiveness, cost effectiveness and tolerability. International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists 2015.

Burlingham A, Brownell L, Nabavi B, Anandakumar P and Elswood M. Case report: Combining clozapine with chemotherapy and stem cell transplant in a patient with treatment resistant schizophrenia and AL amyloidosis. International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists 2015.

Brownell L, Upthegrove R and Muharib M. A four-year mirror image study comparing risperidone long acting injection with first generation antipsychotic depot injections in terms of effectiveness, cost effectiveness and tolerability. British Association for Psychopharmacology Summer Meeting 2015.

Cardwell A, Sagar M and Brownell L. Use of medication in the management of personality disorders in a community mental health team. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2015.

Mattar S, Holden A and Brownell L. An analysis of referrals from a psychiatric liaison service to a community mental health team. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2015.

Mattar S, Brown K and Brownell L. Reaudit of the provision of information regarding medications and involvement of patients in choosing the medications they receive in a CMHT. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2015.

Harris K, Brownell L and Upthegrove R. Demographics of depot users: exploring profiles of long acting injected antipsychotic users. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2015.

Burlingham A, Anandakumar P and Brownell L. A reaudit of the use of long acting antipsychotic injections in a community mental health team. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2015.

Moffat A & Brownell LW. An exploration of the use of rapid tranquillisation amongst adult inpatients in a large mental health trust. International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists 2016

Moffat A & Brownell L. An analysis of the medications used for rapid tranquillisation of adult psychiatric inpatients. International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists 2016

Lowe E & Brownell L. An evaluation of referrals to a community mental health team from primary care. International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists 2016

Parry A, Pantall S-A & Brownell L. An evaluation of referrals to a community mental health team. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculties of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2016

Jolly H, Parry A, Feldman M, Pantall S-A & Brownell L. A comparison between new referrals and the caseload of a community mental health team – is there a mismatch between clinical activity and referrer expectation? Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculties of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2016

Feldman M, Jolly H, Pantall S-A & Brownell L. An evaluation of the use of antipsychotic medication in a community mental health team. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculties of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2016

Bakhshi S, Pantall S-A & Brownell L. The use of high dose antipsychotic medication in psychiatric inpatient units. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculties of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2016

Pantall S-A, Bakhshi S & Brownell L. An audit of “as required” prescription of lorazepam and hypnotics. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculties of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2016

Barnes N, Reed J, Pham M, Winn J, Pantall S-A & Brownell L. An evaluation of the introduction of electronic prescribing and medicines administration to a psychiatric inpatient unit. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculties of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2016

Kitsios A & Brownell L. An evaluation of the effects of a smoke-free policy on individuals taking clozapine in medium secure units. International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists 2017

Boden H, Pantall S-A & Brownell L. An evaluation of the clinical complexity of cases of schizophrenia in a Community Mental Health Team. International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists 2017

Dunne T & Brownell L. What are the factors affecting patients’ choice of venue for mental health outpatient services? International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists 2017

Highton E, Wood B, Pantall S-A & Brownell L. An evaluation of the views of individuals with a diagnosis of emotionally unstable personality disorder regarding the treatment they receive. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2017.

Allman B, Wood A, Pantall S-A & Brownell L. A description of the use of penfluridol (an oral antipsychotic taken as a once-weekly tablet) in a large mental health Trust. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2017.

O’Malley L, Pantall S-A & Brownell L. An evaluation of the use and monitoring of long acting (depot) antipsychotics in a community mental health team (CMHT). Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2017.

Wynne S, Pantall S-A & Brownell L. An evaluation of the prescribing of B vitamins in acute psychiatry admission units in Birmingham. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2017.

Kaur P, Pantall S-A & Brownell L. A description of the use of aripiprazole long acting injection in a large mental health Trust. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2017.

Pantall S-A, Boden H & Brownell L. An evaluation of the prescribing for comorbid conditions in individuals with a primary diagnosis of schizoprehia in a community mental health team. Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of General Adult Psychiatry Annual Conference 2017.

Phone: 0121 663 0303
Fax: 0121 336 1910
The Consulting Rooms, 38 Harborne Road
Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3HE