Introduction to Medico Legal & Medical Negligence
Medical negligence cases can be incredibly complicated and there have been many changes to clinical negligence laws and litigation in recent years. It is now more important than ever for medical negligence claims to be taken forward in a tactical and cost-conscious manner. Here at GMS & Associates, we offer the expertise to assist with all aspects of the investigatory process.
Medico Legal: What do we do?
GMS & Associates provides expert reports for medical negligence claims covering a diverse range of medical specialisms. From tissue viability to palliative care, or paediatrics and elderly care, our team can provide the services to assist you. Through our medico legal services, we can provide expert witness reports, client representation in court, integrated opinion reports where cases require input from more than one clinician and capacity assessments. Our reports are created based on a range of documents, face-to-face assessments and telephone interviews. Our assessments can cover a wide range of day to day activities to help determine functional ability and self-care needs.
The world of medical negligence claims is getting more and more complex all the time, with detailed legislation being introduced frequently. This means it is often a challenging time for people to take their claims through to their conclusion without the help of experts like us here at GMS and Associates. We have a bank of highly skilled staff on hand to assist through all aspects of claims, allowing you to get the justice you deserve when you have been mal-treated during your medical care.
Why Choose GMS and Associates?
We are able to provide thorough and proficient medico legal services to our clients thanks to our dedicated team of care experts under the supervision of our director, Wyn Glencross. Wyn has a vast experience in the medical arena, with over 40 years’ nursing under her belt. She has been working in the legal side of medicine for half of that time, building up a reputation for her expertise in tissue viability and expert witness reporting for more than 15 years. The team here at GMS are highly trained and experienced in a wide range of medical disciplines, with all our consultants attending conferences and course regularly to ensure their knowledge is current and relevant. They are all registered with the relevant professional bodies too, to maintain accountability throughout their practice.
Our Medico Legal Services
Medico legal essentially means the crossover between medical and legal practices. If something goes wrong in a medical environment, including negligence or personal injuiries, you want to know that there is someone available to assist you in making a claim against the medical practice responsible! As medical negligence becomes more and more complex as the years pass, with more detailed and complicated legislation being introduced, it is more important than ever to instruct a capable and experienced medico legal team to help you to take your claim.
Our medico legal services include expert witness reports, accompanying clients to court in order to represent them, and other clinical assessments. We understand that it can be difficult to know where to begin when instructing legal teams, so our staff here at GMS are skilled in a range of medical specialisms, allowing us to be able to match the right expert to your specific case. From tissue viability to paediatric care and elderly care needs to continence issues, our expertise is diverse. Our team can provide expert witness reports as part of their medico legal services for a range of reporting needs, from liability issues to physiotherapy and speech & language needs.
When you choose GMS and Associates, you can be certain that you are choosing a professional and experienced team to assist you with your claim. Our team here are highly trained and are frequently in attendance at conferences and relevant courses to ensure their knowledge is up to date and relevant. We also insist on our staff being registered with their relevant professional bodies, including the Nursing and Midwifery Council and the Health Professions Council.
What is the next step for you?
Simply fill in the contact form located on our website or email firstname.lastname@example.org to get in touch directly with an independent tissue viability nurse consultant, who can walk you through the necessary next steps and ensure you seek the answers you’re looking for.