Issues facing the UK medical industry

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Bertie Leigh

Bertie LeighCurrently a Consultant Solicitor to Hempsons, Bertie has conducted many of the leading cases in clinical negligence and regulatory law during the past 30 years.

Main areas of expertise

  • Clinical negligence
  • Professional regulation and training
  • NHS administration
  • Employment

Professional memberships and positions

  • Medico-Legal Society – Ex-President 2006-08
  • Chairman NCEPOD (National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death)  2009-2015
  • Chairman Clinical Disputes Forum 2010 –
  • Hon Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health
  • Fellow ad eundem Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Hon Fellow Royal College of Anaesthesia
  • Governor St Christopher School 2012-
  • Save the Baby Fund Trustee
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital – Non-Executive Director 2015 –
  • Civil Justice Council’s Clinical Negligence Committee Member 2003-2006

Recent external publications

Writings include chapters in:

  • Dewhurst’s ‘Obstetrics and Gynaecology’
  • Roberton and Rennie’s ‘Neonatology’
  • Hardman et al Consent to Anaesthesia