Position and qualifications
Dr O'Malley has been a visiting consultant at the Priory Hospital Altrincham since 2007. She is also a consultant psychiatrist in General and Old Age Psychiatry at Trafford General Hospital since 1992. She is on the Specialist Register for General and Old Age Psychiatry. She has been a Member of The Royal College of Psychiatrists since 1988.
Dr O'Malley is also a medical member of The Mental Health Review Tribunal.
Dr O'Malley did undergraduate training at St Andrews University in Fife, Scotland and then Manchester Medical School, qualifying in 1984. Following house jobs she did her psychiatric training at University Hospital of South Manchester.
Research and publications
Dr O'Malley has been involved in a number of trials for treatment of Alzheimer's Disease. She is also involved in ECT at her local hospital and has done a number of audits on ECT as an outpatient. Dr O'Malley sees outpatients at the Priory Hospital Altrincham on a Thursday evening. She takes both general and elderly psychiatric patients.