Dr Matthew Hale

NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow & Specialty Registrar in Elderly Medicine


ORCID: 0000-0003-4056-0304

Dr Matthew Hale is a National Institute of Health Research Academic Clinical Fellow and specialist registrar in geriatrics and internal medicine at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Matthew completed his medical degree at the University of Leeds and his post-graduate medical training in West Yorkshire. During his undergraduate training Matthew completed an intercalated BSc. in Clinical Sciences and he is now completing a Post-graduate Diploma in Health Research. Matthews’s research interests include improving individualized prescribing and determining benefit from medications as well as the role of the wider determinants of health among older adults living with frailty.


Hale M, Santorelli G, Brundle C, Clegg A. A cross-sectional study assessing agreement between self-reported and general practice recorded health conditions among community dwelling older adults. Age Ageing 2019; 49(1):135-140. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afz124

Hale M, Shah S, Clegg A. Frailty, inequality and resilience. Clinical Medicine 2019;19(3):219-223. doi: 10.7861/clinmedicine.19-3-219.

Todd OM, Wilkinson C, Hale M, Wong NL, Hall M, Sheppard JP, McManus RJ, Rockwood K, Young J, Gale CP, Clegg A.  Is the association between blood pressure and mortality in older adults different with frailty? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Age Ageing 2019 48(5):627-635. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afz072.