Personal Injury, Serious Injury & Clinical Negligence

Clarke Willmott Amputation Training Day On 31 May 2012 Is Oversubscribed

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The speakers and their topics advised to date are listed below.

Amputation Day – 31 May 2012


Steve Trump – Partner, Clarke Willmott Welcome speech
Rachael Vasmer – Former clinical negligence solicitor. Now sits as a full time Tribunal Judge in Shrewsbury dealing with social welfare cases My power point is going to cover amputation and the realities of the NHS from the perspective of a fairly new amputee (just over 3.5 years). I am aiming to give an idea of some of the difficulties that amputees might face and the kind of issues that they need to raise with clients
Patrick Loxdale, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Orthopaedic aspects of amputation surgery
Dr Gareth Greenslade, Consultant in Anaesthetics (Pain Management) Pain and the amputee. Amputations after trauma seldom give time for pain management to be more than adequate. I explore the ideal situation and contrast it with the reality and explore and try to explain some of the pain problems that can threaten an amputee’s rehabilitation.
Gerard Martin QC, Counsel Case Management – examine practice points win the management of an amputee claim.
Toby Carlsson, Head Prosthetist, PACE Rehabilitation Developments in prosthetic rehabilitation methods and hardware with some examples of short and long term costs. Prosthetic rehab outside the NHS (the good, the bad and the ugly).
Jim Bonney – Adventure Rehab Getting life back on track.
Colin Edwards, Port-er Charity Trustee A brief introduction to the charity Port-er, and what amputees can/should achieve.
Simon Levene, Counsel Quantum issues – discuss the presentation and valuation of an amputee claim.