I qualified in London in 1996 and initially trained in surgery and orthopaedics followed by general practice. I am a practicing general practitioner within both the NHS and private sector and have extensive medico-legal experience with respect to the areas of both personal injury and medical negligence.
Additionally I am a GP appraiser and a medical member of the Ministry of Justice tribunals service. I am a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons and the Royal College of General Practitioners. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health.
His Role at Medical Reports involves him:-
Ensuring Medical Reports Ltd is compliant with MedCo’s rules and regulations with regard to the medical practitioners Instructed by Medical Reports Ltd.
Participating and planning for new services, revisions to current services and assisting in developing programs related to improving standards in the production of expert reports and evidence.
Assisting Medical Reports Ltd in the education of its own employees in the duties and requirements of its’ expert panel with specific reference to the Civil Procedure Rules and MedCo compliance.
Appraising a random selection of reports, provided by medical practitioners instructed by Medical Reports Ltd, for their independence, quality and compliance.
Assisting the Board of Medical Reports Ltd and advising them on issues which may arise regarding the employ-ability of medical practitioners on their panel and assisting in ensuring that all medical practitioners comply with the rules of MedCo and obtain and maintain accreditation under the MeCo scheme.
Offering an independent view on the conduct, quality, independence and opinion given in specific reports where a complaint is made against the medical expert by the Claimant or Instructing Party.