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Ms Penelope Wright

Care (Aids & Equipment) & Nursing Expert (Adult & Paediatric) RGN, RSCN
Claimants and DefendantsCriminal CasesHome AppointmentsRemote AppointmentsPhone AppointmentsFace to Face AppointmentsPrison Visit Appointments

Medico-Legal Experience

Ms Penelope Wright is a highly experienced Care & Nursing Expert with 15 years as an Expert Witness.

She has completed Bond Solon Expert Witness training, and is instructed by Claimants and Defendants on clinical negligence, personal injury, accident at work, criminal and quantum reports.

Ms Wright can opine on cases relating to:

  • Loss of service reports (Deceased)
    • Avoidable suicide
  • Loss of limb
    • Amputation
    • Crush injury relating to loss of limb
  • Care packages
  • Autism
  • Brain Injury
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES)
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Incontinence
  • Oncology
  • Orthopaedic injury
  • Stroke
  • Visual impairment
  • Sensory loss
  • Colostomy care
  • Mental health issues
  • Birth injury
  • Wrongful birth
  • Developmental delay
  • Childcare needs following the death of a parent(s)

Ms Wright’s report turnaround time is 4-6 weeks.

Clinical Experience

Ms Wright possesses a diverse and extensive nursing background, having trained as a Paediatric Nurse in Liverpool and a General Nurse in Oxford.

Ms Wright’s experience spans both paediatric and adult care. She has worked on Paediatric Wards and Special Care Baby Units, demonstrating expertise in tending to newborns and children with various challenges, including birth injuries, road traffic accidents, and head trauma. Her nursing repertoire includes care for children on ventilators, tracheostomy care, feeding tubes, stoma management, and various medical equipment. In a children’s hospice, Ms Wright provided compassionate care for children with life-limiting conditions.

Ms Wright has experience working with vulnerable children, including those experiencing abuse and self-harm. She has collaborated effectively with social services and mental health professionals to provide essential support.

Beyond paediatrics, Ms Wright has also cared for adults. Her resume encompasses experiences with road traffic accident victims suffering from brain injuries, as well as adults with orthopaedic injuries, burns, and spinal cord injuries. She has worked in retirement homes and provided home care for adults, demonstrating proficiency in using a range of mobility equipment.

Ms Wright’s global perspective comes from her three years running a General Practice in Cyprus for families of British soldiers serving the UN. She collaborated with an army doctor and provided guidance on childcare, minor ailment diagnosis, and prescriptions.

Back in the UK, Ms Wright’s diverse career continued. She served as a Sister on a paediatric oncology ward, then transitioned to a Welfare Officer role at Boots the Chemist, offering counselling, support for returning to work after illness or injury, and reports for financial hardship claims.

Further diversifying her experience, Ms Wright worked in independent boarding schools, actively assisting with holidays for individuals with disabilities and offering support to both them and the school community. She also managed a limited NHS practice, serving boarders, staff, and their families.

Since 2009, Ms Wright’s focus has shifted to Expert Witness work, providing reports for the Courts in both Claimant and Defendant cases with balanced objectivity.

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