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Dr Georgina Browne

Clinical Psychologist in Neuropsychology BA(Hons), MSc, ClinPsyD
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Medico-Legal Experience

Dr Georgina Browne is an HCPC registered Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Neuropsychology, and has been an Expert Witness since 2018. She has completed Expert Witness training seminars, including: The Role and Duty of the Expert Witness; Skills in Report Writing; Skills in Preparing Joint Statements; Cross-examination and Courtroom Skills.

Dr Browne is instructed on clinical negligence and personal injury claims for both Claimant and Defendant.

Her specialist areas of interest are memory disorders and traumatic brain injury, and has published a number of related papers.

Dr Browne has considerable experience in the following:

Personal injury and clinical negligence cases associated with:

  • Brain injury
  • Cognitive (e.g. memory) disorders
  • PTSD
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Adjustment disorders

 Formal capacity assessments associated with:

  • Cognitive capacity of a Claimant / Defendant to undertake medico-legal proceedings / stand trial (under the Mental Capacity Act, 2005)

Dr Browne’s appointment availability is 6 weeks and her report turnaround time is 4-6 weeks.

Clinical Experience

Dr Browne is a highly experienced Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Neuropsychology, having worked for 20 years in the Neuropsychology Department at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust, including 8 years as Joint Head of Department (2012 – 2020).

Dr Browne has provided assessment and intervention for inpatients and outpatients with psychological difficulties since qualification as a Clinical Psychologist in 2006. In her neuropsychology positions at Addenbrooke’s hospital, her outpatient diagnostic assessments have focused on differentiating between neurological and mental health presentations of psychological and cognitive symptoms. Inpatient services have focused on the assessment and treatment of the emotional, behavioural and cognitive sequalae of traumatic brain injury.

She held the position of Joint Head of the Neuropsychology Department at Addenbrooke’s hospital between 2012 and 2020, when she grew a staff team from a compliment of two to twelve, led inpatient neuropsychology services for the Neuroscience division and the hospital more broadly, and developed policies and procedures for neuropsychological assessment and intervention within Addenbrooke’s Major Trauma Centre since its advent in 2012.

Dr Browne continues to work for the Department as a Consultant and holds a lecturing position at the University of Cambridge.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr Browne do NeuroPsych for under 18's?

No, Dr Browne will see over 18's only for NeuroPsych. For PI psychology cases, she will undertake for children of all ages.

Publications

  • Berry, E., Rowe, J., Hampshire, A., Browne, G., Hodges, S., & Owen, A. (2009). The neural basis of effective memory therapy in a patient with limbic encephalitis: an fMRI study. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, Published Online: 13 March 2009. 
  • Browne, G. (Forthcoming, June 2023). Focal anterograde amnesia: an extraordinary case. In J. Fish, S. Betteridge, & B. Wilson (Eds.) Rare conditions, diagnostic challenges, and controversies in clinical neuropsychology: out of the ordinary. Routledge.
  • Browne, G., Berry, E., Kapur, N., Hodges, S., Smyth, G., Watson, P., & Wood, K. (2011). SenseCam improves memory for recent events and quality of life in a patient with memory retrieval difficulties. Memory, 19, 7, 713-722. 
  • Browne, G., Rous, R., Hardy, G., Gregori, M., Woodberry, E., Newcombe, V., Long, H., & Anwar, F. (2017, September). A new assessment tool for the measurement of post traumatic amnesia. Poster session presented at the British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine Annual Meeting 2017. 
  • Browne, G., Patterson, K., Healy, L., & Woodberry, E. (2017, May). An extraordinary case of selective anterograde amnesia. Poster session presented at Cambridge Memory Meeting 2017. 
  • Henson, R.N., Greve, A., Cooper, E., et al. & Browne, G. (2016). The effects of hippocampal lesions on MRI measures of structural and functional connectivity. Hippocampus, 26, 11. 
  • Henson, R.N., Horner, A.J., Greve, A., Cooper, E., Gregori, M.A., Simons,. J.S., Erzinclioglu, S., Browne, G., & Kapur, N. (2017). No effect of hippocampal lesions on stimulus response bindings. Neuropsychologica, 103. 
  • Koch, H., Jansen, F., Potts, M., & Browne, G. (2022). Keep the joint statement concise and logical. Legal Mind Case and Commentary No. 39, PI Brief Update Law Journal. 
  • Koch, H., Nokling, K., Browne, G., Nolan, L., & Davies, M. (2020). Has she suffered post traumatic stress disorder? A review of medico-legal issues. Expert Witness Journal, Spring 2020. 
  • Massimi, M., Berry, E., Browne, G., Smyth, G., Watson, P., & Baecker, R.M. (2008). An exploratory case study of the impact of ambient biographical displays on identity in a patient with Alzheimer’s disease. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 18, 5-6, 742-765. 
  • Woodberry, E., Browne, G., Hodges, S., Watson, P., Kapur, N., & Woodberry, K. (2015). The use of a wearable camera improves autobiographical memory in patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Memory, 23, 3, 340-349. 

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Coach House Health Care

Cambridge, CB2 9LN

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