Clinical Negligence Team

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
Catherine Cooper – Expert Witness

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Catherine Cooper – Expert Witness

Catherine is a Registered General Nurse with 19 years clinical experience both in the civilian and military field. She has extensive experience of trauma nursing including posts within large accident and emergency departments and minor injury units. She is a qualified Emergency Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Prescriber. She also has considerable experience in practise nursing and currently works as a Nurse Practitioner in a busy GP practice. She has also served as a Nursing Officer in the Queen Alexandra Royal Army Nursing Corps both in the UK and worldwide.

Catherine Cooper
Kerry-Anne Hatcher – Paediatric Expert

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Kerry-Anne Hatcher – Paediatric Expert

Kerry-Anne qualified as a paediatric nurse over 15 years ago and has experience of providing specialist care to both acutely unwell and chronically sick children. She has worked at a senior level in both acute and community settings caring for children with a variety of disorders including complex neurological, cardiac, respiratory, childhood diabetes and oncological conditions. In her recent role as service lead for Kent she was responsible for tendering for specialist services to enable the provision of high quality care of disabled children and support for their families. Kerry-Anne has been at the forefront of developing services, recruiting and training support workers and registered nurses throughout Kent to provide complex care for children and their families. More recently she works as a medico-legal paediatric Case Manager.

Kerry-Anne Hatcher
Luci Lloyd – Paediatric Expert

Luci-Lloyd

Luci Lloyd – Paediatric Expert

Luci is a qualified paediatric nurse with 12 years’ experience of providing specialist care to both acutely unwell and chronically sick children. She has worked at a senior level in both acute and community settings caring for children with a variety of disorders including complex neurological, respiratory, oncological and ophthalmological conditions. She has extensive experience and post graduate qualifications in neurosciences and the care of children with neurological impairment.

Lucinda Lloyd
Michelle Scott – Paediatric Expert

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Michelle Scott – Paediatric Expert

Michelle qualified as a Registered Paediatric Nurse over 16 years ago and has experience of providing specialist care to both acutely unwell and chronically sick children. She has worked at a senior level in both acute and community settings caring for children with a variety of disorders including complex neurological, respiratory, childhood diabetes and oncological conditions. She also has significant experience of working with neo-nates and as a health visitor and gained her BSc in Public Health and Health Visiting in 2005.

Lorraine Jones