Dr Matthew Morrall

BSc, DClinPsy, CPsychol, AFBPsS


Profile

Dr Matthew Morrall is a Consultant Paediatric Neuropsychologist, Chartered Clinical Psychologist and Visiting Lecturer at the University of Leeds. Matthew holds private clinics for both clinical referrals and medico-legal reporting.

Matthew works as a Consultant Paediatric Neuropsychologist and Clinical Lead for Paediatric Neuropsychology Services at Leeds Children’s Hospital. Matthew has undertaken these roles since 2004. Matthew regards sub-specialisation with large case volumes, rigorous supervision and being research active as key to his clinical practice and expertise.

Matthew specialises in the assessment and treatment of children and young people with acquired brain injuries (e.g. traumatic brain injury, brain tumours, encephalitis, meningitis and stroke) and epilepsies. Assessment involves understanding the cognitive, psychological, educational and social impact of injury and neurological impairment. Matthew sees brain-injured children and young people routinely for out-patient neuropsychological assessments to determine the effects of injury on cognitive functioning, (e.g. memory and attention), learning, behaviour and provides rehabilitation. Liaison with schools and Local Education Authorities is extensive.

Matthew also sees patients to assess and treat the psychological effects of injury or illness. For example, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression or adjustment difficulties that can result from traumatic experiences or injury.

Dr Morrall specialises in the following treatments, tests and scans at Nuffield Health Leeds Hospital:


Clinics

  • By arrangement

Locations

Current posts

  • Leeds Children’s Hospital: Consultant Paediatric Neuropsychologist and Clinical Lead for Paediatric Neuropsychology Services

Interests

  • The impact of neurological conditions and their treatments on children’s intellectual development and learning.
  • Neuropsychological rehabilitation and the psychological treatment of children with acquired brain injuries.
  • Epilepsies.
  • Traumatic brain injury.
  • Brain tumours and their treatments.

Personal interests

Matthew enjoys walking, the company of family and friends, radio and writing.


Member of

  • British Psychological Society
  • Health and Care Professions Council

Research

Matthew is research active and has authored multiple and recent publications. Research interests include the impact of neurological conditions and their treatments on children’s intellectual development and learning, neuropsychological rehabilitation and the psychological treatment of children with acquired brain injuries, epilepsies, epilepsy surgery outcomes, effort testing, traumatic brain injury, and brain tumours and their treatments.


Declaration

Dr Matthew Morrall does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Dr Matthew Morrall does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Dr Matthew Morrall does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.