About Dr de Waal

  • MD, Free University of Amsterdam, 1989
  • Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych), London 1993
  • Fellow Higher Education Academy (FHEA), London, 2006
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (FRCPsych), London 2008
  • Specialist Register of the General Medical Council (no 3308505)
  • Approved under Section 12(2) of the Mental Health Act (1983)
  • Approved Clinician, Mental Capacity Act
  • Consultant Psychiatrist


Investigation of factors of suicide using Coroner's data in Norfolk
S. Prabhakaran, de Waal HE
Poster presentation 'Scientific Conference of the UK Mental Health Research Network', Newcastle, 18/19th January 2007

An unrecognised case of withdrawal neuroleptic malignant syndrome: a case report
Ball H, de Waal HE, Craig K
Med Sci Law 2009; Oct: 49(4):298-300

Two years after introduction, trainees remain unconvinced about WPBA’s and ARCP’s
Kolli VG, de Waal HE, Shivashankar S, Rubinsztein J
The Psychiatrist, 2010 March; 34(3): 114

Survey of Psychotherapy competencies in psychiatric trainees in the UK
Shameel Khan M, Denman F, de Waal HE
Poster presentation The Royal College of Psychiatrists, Eastern division, Spring academic
meeting, May 2010, Abstract book, 31

The psychiatric profession: an expertise under siege?
de Waal HE, Malik A, Bhugra D
Int J Soc Psychiatry Nov 2010; vol 56 no 6: 647-56

Education in Old Age Psychiatry, recent and future developments
de Waal, Hugo
In: Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry, Ch 140; 860-3
M. Abou-Saleh, C. Katona et al. (eds)
London (2010), Wiley

Problem Based Learning and Psychiatric Education
Badrakalimuthu RV, van Diest R, Bak M, de Waal HE
In: Teaching in Psychiatry: Putting Theory into Practice, Ch 6; 61-77
L Gask et al. (eds)
London (2010), Wiley

CPD-online module – dec 2010
Learner-centred teaching: Part 1 – modifying the current approach
Badrakalimuthu RV, de Waal HE
(access via: http://www.psychiatrycpd.co.uk/default.aspx?page=11384 )

CPD-online module – dec 2010
Learner-centred teaching: Part 2 – problem-based learning
Badrakalimuthu RV, de Waal HE
(access via: http://www.psychiatrycpd.co.uk/default.aspx?page=11499)

What do Psychiatrists in the Eastern Region think of the Royal College of Psychiatrists
Girling, D., de Waal HE
Psychiatr-East. The Eastern Division e-Newsletter. Winter 2010 Issue 2. 3-5

EEG in psychiatric practice: to do or not to do?
Badrakalimuthu RV, Swamiraju R, de Waal HE
Adv Psychiatr Treat 2011; 17: 114-21

Response to: ‘Withdrawal neuroleptic malignant syndrome’: a phantom explanatory cause for a fatality
Ball H, de Waal HE
Med Sci Law 2011; 00: 1

Designing and delivering dementia services
H de Waal, Constantine Lyketsos, David Ames, John O’Brien (eds)
London (2013), Wiley Blackwell

Leadership and Clinician Engagement in Service Development
de Waal HE
In: Leadership in Psychiatry, Ch 6; 74-89
Bhugra D, Ruiz P, Gupta S (eds)
London (2013), Wiley

Rethinking dementia: how autonomy and control can be fostered through the development of person centred services
de Waal HE
Working with Older People 2014, Vol. 18 Iss: 2, pp.82 – 89

Individual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for dementia: a clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness pragmatic, multicentre, randomised controlled trial
Orgeta V, Leung P, Yates L, Kang S, Hoare Z, Henderson C, Whitaker C, Burns A, Knapp M, Leroi I, Moniz-ook ED, Pearson S, Simpson S, Spector A, Roberts S, Russell IT, de Waal HE, Woods RT, Orrell M

Quantifying the benefits of peer support for people with dementia: a Social Return on Investment (SROI) study
Willis E, Semple AC, de Waal HE
Dementia March 2016

DeAR-GP aids referrals: Dementia case-finding tool helps to reduce the number of undiagnosed cases and implement proper care planning
de Waal HE, Jackson A
Nursing older people May 2016; 28(5):11-11. DOI:10.7748/nop.28.5.11.s13

Integration of a digital platform for post-diagnostic support with urgent and emergency services
de Waal HE, Peerbhai C, Grootoonk S, Mcleish K
Poster P04.11, Alz Europe Conf., Copenhagen, Oct 2016

Person-centred support planning: the London experience
Mukherjee S, de Waal HE, Harwood D
Poster P03.20, Alz Europe Conf, Copenhagen, Oct 2016