A Registered General Nurse (RGN) with 38 years’ experience of working within the specialty of neonatology and neonatal transport including pre and post transport stabilisation care. A recognised national specialist advisor who sits on a series of national and international clinical working groups and committees within the field of neonatal practice and neonatal and pediatric transport. She was a member of the Department of Health Task Force for the development of the Neonatal Toolkit for high quality neonatal services (2009) and of the Expert Working Group for Neonatal Transport.
She has previously held a senior managerial and clinical lead post within the North West of England and has extensive knowledge and experience of both NHS commissioning for service provision and clinical neonatal/infant assessments, planning and implementation of programmes of care. She continues to maintain her NMC registration through working in a clinical advisory capacity for the Lucy Children’s Air Charity and Advanced Life Support Group as an instructor for the Neonatal, Adult and Paediatric Safe Transfer and Retrieval and Generic Instructor Course. She provides Expert Witness reports on nursing breach of duty.
Additionally, following extensive training with both the British Association of Skin Camouflage and the Changing Faces Charity she is a qualified skin camouflage consultant specializing in para-medical skin camouflage application techniques. She provides medicolegal reports detailing a client’s skin camouflage requirements and costs, setting out all products, tools and accessories necessary to provide a complete picture of the client’s needs. This is based on in-person client assessment of the client or photographs and is relevant wherever surgery is not possible or advisable in personal injury, clinical negligence and rehabilitation cases. Camouflage products can be used on the face or body, in paediatric as well as adult cases.
She is also Expert Witness Bond Solon trained, GDPR and CPD compliant across all clinical practices.