Nigel Poole QC in conversation with Professor Derek Tuffnell
What is involved in being an expert witness in clinical negligence litigation? What are some of the key issues in cases of cerebral palsy? What is the impact of Montgomery on obstetric practice?
Derek was a Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. He was the lead obstetrician for research in the Maternity Unit and still is a member of the Executive board of the cohort study ‘Born in Bradford’. Derek is a MBRRACE Collaborator, overseeing reviews of maternal and perinatal mortality across the UK. His research interests are of all aspects of maternity care particularly High Risk pregnancy (diabetes and hypertension/pre-eclampsia). He was a member of NICE Guideline Development Group for Intrapartum Care and Hypertension in Pregnancy.