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TALIS Consulting Limited,
P.O. Box 166
Carmarthen
SA31 9BU

Tel: 07977 051962
email: tracey@talisconsulting.co.uk



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Tracey published an article in the National Medico-Legal Directory in August: www.medicolegal.directory


Talis has a first floor office suite to lease out, please contact us for details.


Tracey took part in the Race for Life in Llanelli in early June, sponsorship still welcome.


Dr. Ryan-Morgan was invited to speak at the Wales Case Manager and Independent Therapist Forum on 3rd May. Click here to view the full programme.


Dr. Ryan-Morgan has signed a book contract with Routledge (Taylor & Francis) to write a clinical casebook, with legal commentary, on the subject of mental capacity assessments. The book is due in March 2018.


Tracey was an invited speaker at the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Conference on 19th October 2016 at The Hilton Doubletree, Bristol. Her talk was entitled: Management of fatigue after brain injury
pdf document Brain Injury Rehabilitation Conference


Memory Palaces a Radio Documentary by Luke Potter, Tracey interviewed: www.soundcloud.com/luke-potter-4/mindpalaces


Tracey successfully completed the Llanelli Half Marathon and raised £630 for the Wales Air Ambulance.


Tracey organised a (free) National Conference in her role as Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist & Clinical Lead for BIRT Cymru at the Cardiff Hilton on Friday 22nd April 2016. The programme included Professors Rodger Wood and Jon Evans as speakers.


Dr. Ryan-Morgan has been awarded Chartered Scientist status by the Science Council


Talis Consulting Ltd. will soon be moving to premises that better meet the needs of the practice. Our current office building is for sale: Please click here for more information.


Dr. Ryan-Morgan has been invited by the Chair of the Division of Neuropsychology to be on their newly established Awards Panel, previously co-chaired by Professors Gus Baker and Barbara Wilson, now chaired by Professor Liam Dorris.


Dr. Ryan-Morgan is a speaker, along with a colleague, at the Hugh James annual conference on 18th March 2014 on the topic of Assistive Technology in Neurorehabilitation.


As of 1st October 2013 Tracey is the Clinical Lead and Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist for the BIRT Assessment and Rehabilitation Unit in Llanelli (part-time) whilst still maintaining private practice at Talis Consulting Limited. Tracey’s new role involves providing strategic professional and clinical leadership to BIRT within the 24 bed specialist residential neurobehavioural rehabilitation centre at Llanelli (opening in March 2014) and across the South Wales region, providing expert clinical consultation and professional guidance to clinical neuropsychologists, clinical psychologists and other clinicians within BIRT.


On 6th October, Tracey completed the Cardiff Half-Marathon in the top third of runners. Her finishing time of 2 hours 30 minutes also placed her 152nd out of all female runners in her age group.


Tracey is currently in discussion with Springer publishers about a book proposal she has drawn up on the subject of Mental Capacity. Watch this space...!


Sarah will be leaving Talis Consulting at the end of October to move on to pastures new. She has been appointed as Assistant Psychologist to the Neuropsychology Department at the John Radcliffe in Oxford. This is a fantastic achievement and we all wish her the very best in her new endeavours.


On 8th October, Tracey has been invited to speak at the Swansea Medicolegal Society.


On 13th November, at the Coed-Y-Mwstwr Hotel in Bridgend, Tracey will be opening a programme of talks to introduce the new BIRT unit in Llanelli to an invited audience.


Dr. Ryan-Morgan has recently published 'Assessment of Mental Capacity' as a joint book chapter in Practical Neuropsychological Rehabilitation in Acquired Brain Injury: A guide for Working Clinicians. The Official Book Launch is on Friday 12th April 2013.


The ACE-Mobile (computerised) Dementia Assessment is being launched, with free access, in June 2013. For more information go to: www.acemobile.org


Dr. Kerry-Ann Holder has recently been appointed to the post of Principal Clinical Psychologist in Paediatric Oncology at the University Hospital of Wales. The post will involve work in paediatric neuropsychology. Dr. Holder will be taking up her new position in late Spring 2013.


Advice from the Division of Neuropsychology (of the British Psychological Society) regarding grades of membership and use of professional titles within the profession and practice of Clinical Neuropsychology:
pdf document Membership Grades and Titles


Continuing Professional Development (CPD):
Dr Ryan-Morgan and Dr Alyson Smith conducted a CPD programme for NewLaw Solicitors on 27th November 2012. The programme covered:
  • What are the differences between Clinical Psychology & Psychiatry and between Clinical Neuropsychology & Neuropsychiatry
  • What are the training and specific standards of qualification for Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Fundamentals of Neuropsychological assessment
  • Effort testing and symptom validity
  • Cognitive reserve theory and how it might apply
  • mTBI and concussion
  • PTSD and TBI
  • Alcohol and Drug issues


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