Dr Hashim Reza

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Dr Hashim Reza is Specialist Adviser Health Informatics at the Royal College of Psychiatrists and chairs the Informatics Committee of that College. He is appointed Consultant Psychiatrist, Caldicott Guardian and Clinical Lead for Informatics at the Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust.


He qualified MB BS in 1982 in Lahore, Pakistan and MRCPsych in 1989 after training in psychiatry and psychodynamic psychotherapy in Southampton, UK.  He was appointed to an academic post at the Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan until May 1997 when he left the Department of Psychiatry as an Assistant Professor. In addition to different management roles over the years, he has been in the clinical lead for the development and implement of the electronic Care Records Service in London since 2005.  He currently works as consultant psychiatrist to a home treatment team at Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup.