About Dr Attard

  • Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Member of the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians
  • General Medical Council (GMC) registered No 6049044
  • Consultant Psychiatrist


  • Panchal R , Baker J , Scally R & Attard S. The Ligature Assessment Tool: the development of a structured tool to improve quality of reporting of ligature incidents, Journal of Psychiatric Intensive Care; in print
  • Attard, A., Attard, S., Stanniland, C., Iles, A., and Rajappan, K. Brugada Syndrome – should we be screening before prescribing psychotropic medication? Therapeutic Advances in Psychopharmacology. January 2022. doi:10.1177/20451253211067017
  • Attard, A., Iles, A., Attard, S., Atkinson, N., & Patel, A. (n.d.). Clozapine: Why wait to start a laxative? BJPsych Advances, 1-10. doi:10.1192/bja.2019.42
  • Kolla, N.J., Attard, S., Craig, G., Blackwood, N. and Hodgins, S., 2014. Monoamine oxidase A alleles in violent offenders with antisocial personality disorder: high activity associated with proactive aggression. Criminal behaviour and mental health, 24(5), pp.368-372.
  • N. J. Kolla, S. Gregory, S, Attard, N. Blackwood, S Hodgins. Disentangling possible effects of childhood physical abuse on gray matter changes in violent offenders with psychopathy: Psychiatry Res. 2014 Feb 28; 221(2): 123–126
  • Kolla, N.J., Malcolm, C., Attard, S., Arenovich, T., Blackwood, N. and Hodgins, S., 2013. Childhood maltreatment and aggressive behaviour in violent offenders with psychopathy. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 58(9), pp.487-494.
  • Berman J, Attard S; Forensic Psychiatry, Chapter 31 Core Psychiatry 3rd edition , 2011 (EIselvier)
  • Ali, S. Attard; Auditing the care programme approach for people with learning disability: a 4 -year audit cycle – Psychiatr. Bull., Nov 2006; 30: 415 – 418