Mental health in neurological conditions (epilepsy, encephalitis, neurometabolic disorders, motor disorders)
Functional neurological disorders
Digital health technology
Ashley trained in both paediatrics and psychiatry. He worked previously at Birmingham Children’s Hospital for about 10 years, where he was also Clinical Lead for Research and Digital Technology.
Ashley is currently a Consultant Paediatric Neuropsychiatrist in the Newcomen Neurodevelopmental Team and Paediatric Liaison Psychiatry Team, both at the Evelina London Children’s Hospital. As part of these clinical roles, he is passionate about improving the quality of care for patients and their families through promoting collaborations between multidisciplinary professionals in Paediatrics and Mental Health.
Ashley has honorary academic positions at the Universities of Birmingham and Warwick, as well as national leadership roles in neuropsychiatry, intellectual disabilities, and epilepsy. He also has interests in teaching and training, as well as harnessing digital health technologies to improve the care and experience of children and their families.
Education and training
MBChB (University of Glasgow), 2002
MRCPsych (Royal College of Psychiatrists), 2007
MSc in Clinical Neuropsychiatry (University of Birmingham), 2012
PGDip in Digital Health Leadership (imperial College London), 2019