Chronic Pain

Jean Phillips – Expert Witness

Jean Phillips – Expert Witness

Jean has over 20 years’ experience of working as a State Registered Occupational Therapist within both statutory services, charities and the private sector. She has worked within acute and community settings and has specialised in the treatment of clients with neurological injuries. She has extensive experience of assessing the needs and care planning for clients with a variety of physical conditions for the NHS and private sector and continues to undertake clinical work on a sessional basis as a medico-legal case manager.

Jean Phillips
Karen Jeffreys – Expert Witness

Karen Jeffreys – Expert Witness

Karen Jeffreys – Expert Witness

Karen is a very experienced Registered General Nurse with over 20 years clinical practice both in acute hospital settings, community nursing services and care homes. She has significant expertise in managing clients with neurological injury including traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury. Since leaving community nursing, she has worked as an Independent Case Manager within litigation, completing Immediate Needs Assessments (INAs) and managing a busy case load of clients, both adults and children, with brain injury, birth injuries and spinal cord injury. She is an Advanced member of The British Association of Brain Injury Case Managers (BABICM).

Karen Jeffreys
Clare Bliss – Expert Witness

Claire-Bliss

Clare Bliss – Expert Witness

Clare is a Registered General Nurse with 17 years’ clinical experience both in the civilian and military field. She has extensive experience of trauma nursing including posts within accident and emergency and intensive care units and has spent the past eleven years working as a Primary Healthcare (PHC) Nurse within a variety of settings. She also currently serves as a commissioned officer within the Army Reserve having deployed abroad on various operations, providing medical cover and more recently in the role of Officer in Charge of PHC.

Clare Bliss
Ian Wharmby – Expert Witness

Ian-Wharmby

Ian Wharmby – Expert Witness

Ian is a Registered General Nurse, Occupational Health Nurse and Rehabilitation Nurse Specialist with over 30 years’ clinical experience. He is also a Registered Psychotherapist with an active caseload providing support services to staff on behalf of an NHS Trust in the North West.

He compiles full care, aids and equipment and liability reports for Jane James & Associates on behalf of Claimant and Defendant clients as well as undertaking specific psychological assessments. His medico-legal caseload includes; orthopaedic injuries, chronic pain, and psychological injuries specifically PTSD, anxiety and depression. He has undertaken Expert Witness training via Bond Solon.

Ian Wharmby