Doctor who fled war and set up Wakefield mental health service is honoured

Doctor who fled war and set up Wakefield mental health service is honoured
 

A child psychiatrist who fled war-torn Afghanistan as a teenager and went on to create a mental health service for vulnerable youngsters in Wakefield has been honoured with a national award.
Abdullah Kraam, now of Menston, is to be given a British Citizen Award (BCA) for his services to healthcare.
The BCAs began in 2015 to recognise people who make a positive impact on society.
Dr Kraam, 53, set up the forensic child and adolescent mental health (FCAMH) service – based at Fieldhead Hospital in Wakefield but from later this year helping people across Yorkshire – in 2010.
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7 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 43
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