the team…

Our capability to provide proficient and reliable reports to clients is thanks to our dedicated team of care experts.

Our team consists of senior nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and speech and language specialists. Each member of the expert team is practised in claimant, defendant and single joint expert work – and has up-to-date knowledge of their areas of specialism and of the civil procedures rules. Our experts advise on a full range of cases including high value complex cases.

Our team of consultants not only have the required knowledge of their fields, but also know exactly what is required by solicitors in a care report.

Every consultant attends conferences and courses to ensure their knowledge is current and relevant and all are registered with their professional bodies - these include the Nursing and Midwifery Council and the Health Professions Council.

Our experts advise in:

  • Palliative care
  • Tissue viability
  • Paediatrics and special care
  • Nursing and healthcare issues and protocols
  • Care of the elderly
  • Special housing needs
  • Neurosurgical care
  • Orthopaedic care
  • Continence issues

committed to excellence

We are committed to the ongoing training and development of our staff and our experts frequently attend courses to ensure that our reputation of meeting the highest professional standards is maintained.

New consultants recruited into AMG are initially supervised and trained by a senior consultant before being allocated their own caseload.

AMG has a programme of continual appraisal for all staff in order to maintain the company’s excellent professional standards.

Our consultants provide specialist advice to AMG Nursing and Care Services, and also deliver training through AMG’s training academy in a wide variety of topics relevant to care such as Epilepsy, Dementia, Moving & Handling, Medication Awareness and Occupational Therapy.

Suzanne Wynn Griffiths

RGN Director

Director of AMG Consultancy Services and AMG Nursing and Care Services, Suzanne is an RGN with 25 years’ experience in  nursing care needs, rehabilitation and equipment requirements.

Diane Debens

Director of Medico Legal Services

Diane Debens, Director of Medico Legal Services, has over 30 years experience working in both the medical and legal professions.

administration team

The professional support provided by our experienced Administrative Team ensures the smooth running and efficient interface between the various elements of the services provided by our diverse and experienced team of Care Experts such as preparation of reports, personal support and research.  This, in turn , ensures that AMG's highly valued instructing solicitors are provided with an excellent service.

 

All AMG's professional work enjoys the benefit of that extra personal attention to detail that would be expected from the very best administrative teams.

join our team

Are you a nurse, midwife or other health professional with specialist skills?  Would you like an additional challenge preparing reports on liability issues in your specialist field?  Then we want to hear from you.

What's in it for you?

A position that is challenging, variable and with flexible hours.  Good earning potential.

Who are we looking for?

Professionals who continue to work within their field of expertise who have a minimum of seven years' clinical experience.

For more details, please inform us of your specialty and contact details on our online enquiry form.

care  experts

Deborah Martin

MSc Dip COT Registered to the Health Professions Council, Consultant Occupational Therapist & Care Expert

 

Deborah qualified in 1989 and has since assessed and treated a broad based client group - with physical and sensory disabilities – and their carers in both acute care and community settings. She has more than 20 years’ experience in both the public and private sectors. Since 1998, she has served as an expert witness in occupational therapy and care for the purposes of quantum. Deborah is experienced in providing claimant, defendant and SJE reports on a 50:25:25 basis. She is a member of Headway.

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Susan Lewis

RGN DipN Univ Lndn Nursing and Healthcare Services Consultant

An RGN with more than 30 years’ experience working within a variety of healthcare settings, Susan specialised in neurosurgery nursing for 18 years. Currently Director of Nursing for AMG Nursing & Care Services.  She is experienced in the assessment of nursing and care, reporting on care needs including aids and equipment of those who have had a personal injury caused by an accident at home, work, after a road accident – or following medical or nursing negligence. She also advises on the loss of service of a family member. Since 2003, Susan provides reports in the specialist field of liability in the nursing and healthcare service areas. She is experienced in providing claimant, defendant and SJE reports on a 40:30:30 basis. She has completed the Bond Solon certificated course for nurse experts and is a member of The Royal College of Nursing.

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Dorothy Wills

BSc RGN Nursing and Care Consultant

Dorothy qualified as an RGN in 1985 and held posts in the areas of cardio-thoracic, theatre recovery and acute medicine before caring for the elderly, assessing private clients’ care needs and implementing care. Dorothy has more than 12 years’ experience in assessments for nursing and care quantum reports. Dorothy reports on disability or illness due to personal injury caused by work, domestic or road accidents or medical or nursing negligence. She has completed Bond Solon expert witness training courses. Dorothy is experienced in providing claimant, defence and SJE reports on a 60:30:10 basis. She is a member of The Royal College of Nursing.

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Tracey Connor

BN(Hons) RGN Nursing and Care Consultant, Case Manager

Tracey has 23 years' experience in the provision of nursing care both in the clinical area and in patients' homes.  She has extensive knowledge of care assessment, planning and provision.  Tracey is also experienced in infection control strategies, health and safety, clinical governance and staff training/competencies.  She reports on personal injury needs caused by accidents at work or home, road accidents or following medical or nursing negligence with specialised expertise in renal cases.  In addition she prepares nursing liability reports. She is a member of the Nursing & Midwifery Council.  Tracey is also a Case Manager, assessing the needs of clients and their families,  identifiying relevant and cost effective resources which can be made available to them in order to obtain maximum benefit for the client, their family and the budget holder.

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Diane Noble

BSc(Hons)Nursing Studies, RGN Nursing & Healthcare Services Consultant

Diane, an RGN with 29 years' experience, has specialised in neurology, medicine, neurosurgery, high dependency care, orthopaedics, acute medicine and general surgery.  She also has extensive experience in assessing, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care.  Diane provides nursing and healthcare liability reports in areas including pressure sores, falls, respiratory/cardiac failure, spinal and head injuries, general medicine, elderly care and staff injuries relating to manual handling issues.

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Victoria Peach

MSc BSc Hons Nursing and Healthcare Services Consultant

Currently Nurse Consultant Tissue Viability. Victoria is also an Independent Non-Medical Prescriber, managing patients in diverse community settings. In addition has cardio-thoracic and District Nursing experience as a District Nursing Sister, witth duties including Nurse Prescribing, mentoring and as a Rapid Response Practitioner. Victoria provides reports in the specialist field of liability in the nursing and healthcare services area, and, in particular, tissue viability

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Annette Richards

MB BA DipN Nursing

Annette qualified as a nurse in 1988 and has worked in the field of health visiting since 1994. She has an MA in Health Law and BA in Health Care. Has experience of leading and providing a school nursing and health visiting service. Annette has been involved in clinical governance issues and has experience of leading Health Visiting Quality Improvement groups as well as monitoring and reporting on health visiting standards. Provides reports in the specialist field of liability in the area of health visiting.

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Tracy Taylor

BSc(Hons) Nursing Studies RGN RMN Nursing and Healthcare Services Consultant Case Manager

Tracy qualified as an RGN in 1986 and has senior experience as both manager and leader within a range of NHS community and inpatient settings, and the Armed Forces acute and operational settings. More recently Tracy has been responsible for the operational management of acute inpatient and outpatient services across multiple specialties and a Senior Manager, Community Provider Hospitals. Has experience in analysing all areas of clinical practice, including nursing, to increase quality of patient care.   Tracy provides quantum care reports in addition to nursing and healthcare liability reports in areas including general surgery, ENT, plastic surgery, breast reconstruction and hospital acquired infections. Tracy also offers Case Management services, integrating services around the complex needs of clients with long term conditions.

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Gemma Sheen

RGN, Nursing and Healthcare Services Consultant

Gemma has 29 years RGN experience, and is currently Chester, West Midlands and Shropshire branches Lead Nurse for Complex Adult Care at AMG Nursing and Care Services which role incorporates carrying out nursing and risk assessments, formulation of care plans, and training and competency assessment of staff delivering complex care packages in the community.  Gemma’s previous experience includes 10 years in Intensive Care, 5 years on a Recovery Ward and 4 years in Endoscopy. She is a member of The Royal College of Nursing and provides reports in the specialist field of liability in the areas of nursing and healthcare services.

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Christine Brown

RGN MSc BN(Hons) NDNCert CPT Nursing and Care Consultant

Christine has held senior positions within the NHS including Community Nurse Manager and Head of Continuing Care for adults and children.  Has extensive experience in complex healthcare assessments, the planning and implementation of such care.  Christine prepares quantum reports in personal injury as well as Continuing Healthcare funding and best interest cases.

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Ann Bradshaw

MJSc Palliative and End of Life Care,BSc(Hons)Specialist District Nursing), Nursing & Healthcare Consultant

Ann currently works as a Specialist Sister in palliative care.  She combines this with a District Nursing post and she is also an Independent Nurse Prescriber.  Ann has a specialist interest in tissue viability, having specialised in this field when studying for her BSc.  She has 20 years’ experience as an RGN  and provides nursing liability reports, in particular within the fields of district nursing, tissue viability and palliative care.

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Jane Fenton

RN Dip Nursing, MSc Clinical Leadership Nursing and Healthcare Services Consultant

A Registered Nurse with 37 years' experience in both primary and secondary care.  Specialsied in care of the elderly for 15 years and subsequently 19 years with the continence advisroy service, since 2008 as Clinical Lead and Service Manager.  Jane has national recognition for work developed in relation to bowel care.  Jane prepares both nursing liability and quantum care reports.

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Rachel Lock

BSc(Hons),DipHR,RN(Adult) Nursing and Healthcare Services Consultant

 

Currently working as CCG Nurse Facilitator-Quality Team, supporting the development and implementation of qualtiy contracting functions across a wide range of acute, independent, community and primary care providers.  Previously Clinical  Services Lead (Matron) for Specialty Medicine (cardiology and acute medicine).  Also has extensive critical care and critical care outreach experience  Her curent role includes investigation of serious adverse clinical incidents and root cause analysis report writing.  Rachel prepares nursing negligence/liability reports.

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Donna Ball

MA,RGN,RSCN,Nursing and Care Consultant

Donna has extensive nursing experience in a wide variety of environments including adults, general medical, surgical, paediatrics, paediatric high dependency, neonatal intensive care, paediatric hospice care, paediatric oncology and caring for children with complex health needs both in primary and secondary healthcare settings.  In addition, Donna has an MA in Medical Ethics and Law  which has enhanced her ability to think systematically about legal issues in the health care sector.  Donna prepares both nursing liability and quantum care reports.

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Jill Bolderson

MSc RGN Nursing and Healthcare Services Consultant

Jill is a Consultant Nurse at Liverpool Women’s Hospital, covering all aspects of gynaecology and sub-specialising in urogynaecology.  She works autonomously as an Independent Practitioner and is also a Nurse Prescriber and Continence Advisor.  With over 30 years’ experience as a registered nurse, Jill brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the team.  Jill provides nursing liability reports, particularly in the areas of gynaecology, cancer care, continence and bowel management, post-op care delivery and urology.

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Helen Runnett

RNMH Nursing and Healthcare Services Consultant

 

Helen is a Registered Mental Health Nurse with 20 years' experience within both hospital and community settings.  Has delivered care to both the elderly with mental health needs and the elderly frail with physical ailments including tissue viability wound care.  In addition has worked in intensive psychiatric care units, high dependency units and young persons units.  Helen prepares mental health nursing liability reports.

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Dr Ian Spencer

PhD, MPhil, BSc(Hons), RGN, RMN, CertEd Mental Health Nursing Consultant

A Registered Mental Health Nurse for 21 years, Ian is a seasoned lecturer, clinical nurse and researcher with experience in the fields of sociology, mental health and public health systems.  Has delivered extensive hands-on nursing within both the NHS and the Army.  Currently Ian is a Senior Lecturer in Mental Health at Northumbria University but maintains direct clinical expertise through working part-time as a staff nurse in a psychiatric hopsital.  Ian prepares mental health nursing liability reports.

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Anthony Barrett

RN, DipN

Tony has 20 years experience, primarily in secondary care settings. He currently leads and manages a complex team as Ward Manager in Urology. Tony is also a sign-off mentor for student nurses and has taught urological nursing at degree level. In addition, has been a Manual Handling Trainer for 5 years. Recently oversaw the integration of gynaecology with urology wards with the purpose of ultimately creating a large Urology/Gynaecology Unit (due latter part of 2015). Tony prepares nursing reports dealing with causation and is a member of the Royal College of Nursing.

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Olwen Gaskell

RGN, Nursing and Healthcare Services Consultant

Olwen qualified as an RGN in 1992 and currently works as a G.P. Practice Nurse, planning and providing nursing care, treatment and health education to patients.  Olwen is also a specialist advisor/inspector with CQC, inspecting and monitoring nursing practices wtihin G.P. surgeries.  Prepares nursing breach of duty reports.

 

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Anne Scott

RGN, DipHeN, BA(Hons),Nursing and Healthcare Services Consultant

Anne is a GP Practice Nurse and Screening Nurse Consultant, with a Graduate Diploma in Law (Civil Litigation).  She is also a Nurse Practitioner and has worked autonomously in a Walk-In Centre/Out of Hours Urgent Care Service.  In addition, Anne is a peer reviewer for a professional nursing journal, appraising areas such as medico-legal matters, clinical negligence and other nursing specialties within primary care.  Prepares nursing breach of duty reports.

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Specialist advisers:

We have a number of specialist advisers who support our expert team.

Tissue viability:

Maureen Benbow MSc BA RGN

Currently programme leader BSc Professional Practice and senior lecturer at The University of Chester, Maureen teaches a wide range of subjects including tissue viability, leg ulcers, risk assessment, infection control and law and ethics. She is external examiner to Brighton and Birmingham universities for tissue viability. Maureen is a member of The Royal College of Nursing, the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel and the European Wound Management Association. She is also on the editorial boards of the Journal of Tissue Viability and Irish and Scottish Nurse.
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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Ian Peach

MSc Advanced Practice, BSc(Hons)Nurse Practitoner, DipHE Nursing

Ian has over 10 years' experience in advanced practice roles in A & E, minor injury, emergency cardiology, primary care and G.P. Out of Hours.  He is also an Independent Nurse Prescriber, a clinical educator and consultant advisor to the primary care sector.  Prepares nursing breach of duty reports in the above fields.


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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Lorna Redgewell

BSc(Hons)Nurse Practitioner, BSc(Hons)Health & Social Studies

An Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Lorna has 16 years' experience in the nursing field.  Since 2006 has been working autonomously as a Nurse Practitioner at a Minor Injuries Unit.  Her role includes assessing, diagnosing and treating patients with minor injuries and illness, medical and surgical condtiions (including paediatrics), requesting X-rays where appropriate and referring to specialties when indicated.  Lorna is also an Independent Nurse Prescriber.  Also carries out investigations for her PCT following clinical complaints and serious incidents.

Tissue Viability

Deborah Gleeson MSc, BA, RN

Deborah has been Service Manager at St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals (NHS) Trust for 11 years.  She is the Lead Specialist for Tissue Viability throughout the Trust.  In addition, she is Professional Lead in corporate policy decisions for wound care/pressure ulcer prevention and management.  Deborah is also an Independent Practitioner, independently managing a caseload of 3000 patients per year.


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Mental Health

Geoffrey Ellison MSc,RMN,SRN, DN(LondUniv),CertEd,RNT

A Registered Mental Nurse/Registered General Nurse with extensive clinical experience in caring for people living with mental and physical disorders and a proven record of achievement in both teaching and management.  Continues to do hands-on nursing as well as delivering health education in areas such as the Mental Capacity Act (2005), Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards and Prevention of Suicide.
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