Our Psychiatrists
Dr Obianuju (Uju) Ugochukwu (MBBS, MRCPsych, PGDip(CAT))
Dr Somayya Kajee MBChB, MRCPsych, PGDip (Clin Ed)
Dr Jacobus Hamelijnck (Arts, MRCPsych)
Dr Hannah Nearney (MBChB, MRCPsych, PGDip(CAT))
 

Dr Obianuju (Uju) Ugochukwu (MBBS, MRCPsych, PGDip(CAT))
Uju has been working for the NHS as a Consultant General Adult Psychiatrist in Norfolk since 2006. She works in the Early Intervention In Psychosis Team and a community team that provides care to young adults presenting with complex mental health difficulties. She has expertise in assessment and management of depression, bipolar disorders, first episode psychosis, ADHD, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, alcohol dependence syndrome, anxiety disorders, personality difficulties and perinatal mental illness.

She graduated in Medicine from the University of Nigeria in 1991. She completed both her core and higher specialist training in psychiatry in Norwich as part of the Eastern Deanery and she gained qualifications in General Adult Psychiatry and Substance Misuse. She started the first Adult ADHD assessment and diagnostic clinic in Norfolk in 2006 and has been running it since then. She completed a CLAHRC Research Fellowship in Cambridge focusing on mental health services to young adults. She holds a diploma in Cognitive Analytic Therapy and is an Honorary Lecturer at the University of East Anglia.

She is trained as an expert witness through training certified by the Expert Witness Institute (EWI) and provides medico-legal reports.

Member of the General Medical Council (Registration Number: 5194817)

Dr Somayya Kajee MBChB, MRCPsych, PGDip (Clin Ed)
Somayya was born and raised in South Africa and completed her medical school training at the University of Cape Town. She moved to the UK 10 years ago where she completed her post grad study in psychiatry in East Anglia. She works in the community seeing all of the common and serious mental health conditions and has a special interest in adult ADHD, mood disorders and womens’ mental health.
Dr Jacobus Hamelijnck (Arts, MRCPsych)
After qualifying from the University of Amsterdam in 1990 Jacobus moved to North Wales to first complete his training as a General Practitioner and then in Psychiatry. He completed his specialist training in Adult Psychiatry in 2001 and took on his first consultant post in Lowestoft. Since then he has worked in the community and on the inpatient unit in both Great Yarmouth and Waveney. At present he is the lead consultant for the community eating disorders team and community psychiatry team. 5 years ago he established a special clinic for the diagnosis and treatment of adults with Autistic Spectrum Conditions (like Asperger’s Syndrome), ADHD and other neurodevelopmental conditions. He is an honorary lecturer and communication skills tutor at the University of East Anglia Medical School.
Dr Hannah Nearney (MBChB, MRCPsych, PGDip(CAT))
Originally from Norfolk, Hannah studied Medicine at the University of Leicester and began her postgraduate training in psychiatry in the Midlands before returning home to work in East Anglia in 2005. Her NHS Consultant work is community-based and involves assessment and management of a wide range of mental health difficulties as well as working with those with severe and enduring conditions. She is willing to see all mental health problems including addictions, anxiety, mood, stress and psychotic disorders, and has a special interest in womens’ mental health (including perinatal psychiatry). She has a postgraduate diploma in Cognitive Analytic Therapy, and is a recognised teacher at the University of East Anglia Medical School.
At the current time, Dr. Nearney is not taking on new Anchor referrals