General Nursing 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
Becky Willcox – Expert Witness

Becky Willcox – Expert Witness

Becky Willcox – Expert Witness

Becky originally trained as a Registered General Nurse and has more than 20 years’ clinical experience, ten of which have been at Advanced Clinical Nurse level. She has experience in general medical and surgical adult nursing with specialist nursing skills in the field of urology and continence in both adults and children.  In the last few years she has gained experience in the community care of children and young people with severe disability, complex healthcare needs and life limiting illnesses. She has worked in a variety of settings including hospitals, outpatient clinics, health centres, residential schools, colleges and client’s own homes.

Becky Willcox
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

Catherine-Cooper

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
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