Andrew Bateman


Andrew has led the Oliver Zangwill Centre since 2002. He is also an Affiliated Lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge. Recent research funding includes a doctoral Clinical Academic Research Award from the East of England Strategic Health Authority and during 2014 a Health Education East of England Quality Improvement Fellowship.
Andrew is a Chartered Physiotherapist. He completed a PhD at the University of Birmingham in 1997 entitled "A Cognitive Neuropsychological Approach to Assessment of Patients with Brain Injury"
At OZC Andrew takes part in overseeing research, teaching, business management, admissions, assessment and rehabilitation, consultation and assessment and occasional expert witness report writing.
He is focussed research wise in the field of outcome measurement and the use of online learning platforms in neuropsychological rehabilitation.
When not working you can find him playing bass trombone in Littleport brass band or coaching rowing on the Rover Ouse in Ely He keeps a lively social media presence on twitter @ozcboss and blogs

dont miss

Collaborative working in the field of Acquired Brain Injury - raising awareness of an invisible problem

Brain Injury is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide and leads to over 350,000 hospital admissions in the UK each year. Awareness of brain injury is very low amongst those unaffected and access to services is patchy.
Specialist Rehabilitation makes a huge difference to long term recovery and there is a strong evidence base to support its financial efficacy.
UKABIF is a small charity, which strongly believes in collaboration. We are working with other organisations to raise awareness of this field amongst parliamentarians, funding authorities, NHSE and the general public.


  • Andrew Fahey: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Andrew Fahey
    Brookson Direct

    The Impact of IR35 on the NHS

  • Bernhard Haas: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Bernhard Haas
    Plymouth University

    How to make exercise work – barriers, facilitators and motivators

  • James Barber: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    James Barber
    The Royal London Hospital

    Post-Traumatic Disorders of Consciousness: Prognostication, Communication & Reconnection

  • Amanda Denton: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Amanda Denton
    Plymouth University

    Professional Development CPD Café

  • Dr. Salim Ghoussayni: Speaking at the European Neurological Convention

    Dr. Salim Ghoussayni
    MindMaze SA

    The role of virtual reality technologies in neurorehabilitation