Professor Ellis in NOTTINGHAM
Experienced in providing expert witness opinion in cases involving breast cancer diagnosis & the effect of delay in diagnosis in specific circumstances • Longstanding research & specialist expertise in pathology, particularly related to diagnosis & classification of breast cancer, cytological & histological diagnosis & assessment of prognostic factors • Involved in the development of the Nottingham Prognostic Index, now a widely used method to determine life expectancy (causation) in individual cases...
Dr Millar in DERBY
Adult haemato-oncology (leukemias, lymphomas, myelomas) • Disorders of coagulation (warfarin) • Management of adults with haematological malignancy (lymphomas, myelomas, leukemias) • Management of adults with coagulation defects, including warfarin therapy
Dr Dudley in BRISTOL
Nephrology • All aspects of renal medicine • Renal transplantation • Non-organ specific auto-immune diseases • Hypertension • Acute renal failure • Chronic renal failure • Dialysis • Diabetic renal disease • Cholesterol embolism & certain aspects of vascular disease • Evidence-based medical practice • Medical complications in obstetrics & pregnancy • Pre-eclampsia • Eclampsia • Hypertension in pregnancy
Dr Poller in PORTSMOUTH
Histopathology: specifically in thyroid pathology & cytology, gastrointestinal pathology & breast pathology. I have a particular interest in thyroid pathology & cytology as a member of various UK & international expert groups with a significant number of peer-reviewed publications. Visiting Associate Professor, UCL Cancer Centre, London.
Professor Shepherd in CHELTENHAM
Gastro-intestinal pathology • I am a nationally & internationally recognised expert in the field of gastro-intestinal pathology • My particular interests are in the diagnosis & prognosis of gastro-intestinal tumours, inflammatory bowel disease & Barrett's oesophagus • I have undertaken more than 200 medico-legal cases for plaintiffs & defendants, & have attended many courts • Erroneous & delayed pathological diagnoses make up a considerable proportion of cases
Dr Smith in SHEFFIELD
Diagnostic histopathology, especially gynaecological pathology • Disease of the female genital tract • Female sterilisation • Pathology of pregnancy • Cervical cytology (cervical smear tests) • Cervical cancer screening