Dr Hannah Bashforth

BSc (Hons), Clin.Psy.D
Clinical Psychologist
Instruct Dr Hannah Bashforth
Hannah Bashforth

Medico Legal Experience

Dr Hannah Bashforth is a HCPC registered clinical psychologist and has been an expert witness since 2012. She has Bond Solon training and is instructed on complex personal injury and clinical negligence cases.


Personal Injury: The assessment of psychological impact of trauma and long term and acute physical injury. Hannah is a specialist in all psychological aspects of cases in which chronic pain is a major component.

Clinical Negligence: The assessment of the psychological impact of medical/surgical interventions. Hannah will also act in cases of birth trauma/postnatal complications and in cases of secondary victim claims, i.e. child death.

General: The assessment of specific conditions, e.g. PTSD, severe anxiety and depression related to personal injury/clinical negligence.


Hannah’s appointment availability is around 2 weeks and has a report turnaround time of 4-6 weeks.

Clinical Psychology Experience

Hannah has 15 years’ experience working in mental health, with a grounding in adult mental health assessment and treatment. Hannah developed a specialist interest in the psychological assessment and treatment of adults with chronic and acute physical health problems.


Hannah has worked in NHS pain clinics since 2007 and is currently employed as a clinical psychologist and research lead at a tertiary level NHS Pain Service (The Walton Centre, Liverpool). Hannah is the national psychology representative for the British Pain Society’s Pain Management Programme.

Teaching Experience

Hannah is a honorary lecturer at the University of Liverpool and has close working links with the University of Manchester, as well as collaborating on numerous funded research projects.

Venues for Appointments

Hannah examines claimants at:

  • The Hale Village Therapy Centre, 2nd Floor, 213 Ashley Rd, Altrincham WA15 9TB
  • The Walton Centre, Lower Lane, Liverpool, L9 7LJ
  • Ross Medico Legal, 3FA Marsland House, Marsland Road, Sale, Cheshire, M33 3AQ
  • Bloomsbury meeting room, Euston, London, WC1B 5AL


To instruct Hannah or for more information, please email enquiries@mlas.co.uk  or call 01142455423.

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