Professor Whitelaw in BRISTOL
I am an experienced clinician in the field of neonatology (newborn medicine), having been a consultant since 1981. I have specialised in injury to the fetal & newborn brain since 1981. I am the author of over 150 original papers in the scientific literature in this field, as well as many chapters in textbooks. My medico-legal experience has been in cases of cerebral palsy alleged to be caused by negligent care of the pregnant mother or newborn baby.
Dr Milligan in HEXHAM
Newborn babies • Premature babies • Birth asphyxia • Birth trauma • Resuscitation of newborn babies • Brain injury • Neurodevelopment • Cerebral palsy • Lung diseases of newborn babies • Ventilation of newborn babies • Infection in newborn babies • Jaundice in newborn babies • Fluid balance & nutrition in newborn babies • Transport of newborn babies • Neonatal intensive care • Complications of intensive care
Dr Hartnoll in LONDON
I have been a Consultant Neonatologist since 1999 working in tertiary level neonatal units covering both medical and surgical conditions. I am able to give expert opinion on all aspects of neonatal care, including the medical care of the surgical baby, and complications of prematurity, perinatal injury and birth asphyxia.
Ms Houston in LONDON
I am an experienced senior midwife and nurse who has worked for 30 years in the NHS and in higher education. I have worked many years as a Head of Midwifery in acute trusts in London and the Home Counties. I have continued to work as a clinical midwife. I have passed the Bond Solon Cardiff University Expert Witness course and have attained the certificate of achievement. All aspects of midwifery care, including: • Pregnancy • Labour • Birth & birth-related injury or trauma, including shoulder...
Professor Payne-James in SOUTHMINSTER
Accident • Assault • Injury • Trauma • Wounding • Personal injury • Torture • Tasers • Medical negligence • Road Traffic Act (drink/drug drive fitness) • Drug & alcohol misuse • Clinical forensic medicine • Fitness to detain • Fitness to be interviewed • Forensic & legal medicine • Deaths in custody • Harm in custody • Miscarriages of justice • Death investigation • Sexual assault • Death in custody • Care in custody • Police complaints • Nutrition • Venous access • Thrombophlebitis • Assessment of post-mortem stomach contents • Self-inflicted injury...
Mr Penman in CHATHAM
Obstetrics • Fetal medicine • Diagnosis & management of fetal abnormalities • Diagnosis & management of multiple pregnancies (twins, triplets, etc.) • Antenatal care • Delivery of pregnant women
Dr Knight-Jones in NEWARK
Child development • Brain injury • Childhood Neurodisability & in particular Cerebral Palsy, Learning Disability, Autistic Spectrum Sensory Impairment (Hearing/Vision), Attention Deficit Disorder • I have a particular interest in Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (aka Dyspraxia or DAMP disorder) • Head injury sequelae • Disabilities & problems of premature babies • Birth asphyxia & hypoxia • Developmental delay • Neglect Dr Knight-Jones specialises in neurodisability & child development.
Professor Stenson in EDINBURGH
All aspects of neonatal medicine • Risk management in neonatology • Development of clinical protocols in neonatology • Neonatal respiratory care • Neonatal intensive care & life support • Preterm infants: resuscitation, surfactant replacement, oxygen supplementation • Antenatal prescription of corticosteroids • Neonatal & preterm feeding • Parental rights in neonatal units • Medical ethics • Perinatal medicine • Birth asphyxia • Birth-related brain injury of babies • Neonatal death
Dr Purdue in BLANDFORD FORUM
Forensic medicine & pathology • Pathology • Homicide • Accidental death • Suicide • Physical assault • Non-accidental injury • Industrial injury • Hospital treatment • Sudden death • Unexpected death • Clinical forensic medicine • Prison deaths...
Mr Taylor in EXETER
Obstetrics • Intrapartum care • Antenatal care • Fetal medicine • General gynaecology
Mr Pyper in STORRINGTON
Clinical Negligence in Obstetrics & Gynaecology 680 reports over 23 years: 60% have been on behalf of claimants and 30% have been for hospitals • 88 single joint expert reports for Liverpool Urogynaecology Litigation • Fitness to practise reports for the GMC...
Mrs Garland in SEVENOAKS
All aspects of midwifery care • Hospital & community-based care of mothers & babies • Intrapartum & waterbirths a particular interest • Postnatal care, infant feeding & care of mothers who have had instrumental/caesarean section births an area of interest • As a qualified midwifery tutor I am able to provide expertise in areas of students or education of midwives • Knowledge of risk management & supervision of midwives
Dr Chetcuti in LEEDS
Asthma in children • Respiratory illnesses in children • Respiratory management in preterm (premature) babies & newborn infants, including mechanical ventilation & surfactant administration in newborn intensive care • General paediatrics • Complications of prematurity • Complications of birth • Allergy • Carbon monoxide poisoning in children • Damp housing & respiratory health • Child neglect & welfare
Mr Chandraharan in LONDON
As the Lead Consultant for labour ward & lead for clinical governance in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, my expertise is around intrapartum care, especially on: • Fetal monitoring in labour, including cardiotocograph (CTG) & fetal ECG or ST-Analyser (STAN) • Traumatic births, including shoulder dystocia, perineal trauma, injury sustained secondary to instrumental vaginal births • Caesarean sections & instrumental vaginal births • Postpartum haemorrhage & its management • Vaginal breech delivery & cord prolapse...
Dr Ogbureke in DARTFORD
I have been practising paediatrics for over 25 years (16 years as a consultant). I am vastly experienced in the management of complex medical and social paediatric problems. I currently work as Consultant Paediatrician at Frimley Park Hospital, Camberley, Surrey. I am interested in providing expertise in the following areas: general paediatrics, safeguarding/child protection, cerebral palsy, neonatal intensive care, inpatient care, paediatric emergency care and care of the newborn infant.
Professor Vloeberghs in NOTTINGHAM
Paediatric neurosurgery, including antenatal, fetal surgery, trauma, congenital malformations, central nervous system (CNS) neoplasia, non-accidental injury to the CNS
Dr Ives in OXFORD
Neonatal medicine • All aspects of the medical management of diseases & disorders of the newborn infant, including: • Resuscitation of the newborn • Newborn intensive care • Birth asphyxia • Hypoxic ischaemic brain injury • Jaundice of the newborn & related brain injury • Kernicterus • Infection in the newborn • Surfactant replacement therapy • Assisted ventilation
Dr Ferriman in SHEFFIELD
Prenatal diagnosis, high-resolution fetal ultrasound & dopplers • Invasive prenatal diagnosis • Intrapartum care & high-risk obstetrics • Multiple pregnancy, including prenatal diagnosis, antenatal surveillance & intrapartum care • Antenatal screening & non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT)