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Liz has extensive experience across all aspects of healthcare advice and litigation, working with NHS trusts, private health providers and the public sector. Her primary practice areas are inquests and inquiries, statutory and non-statutory investigations (including serious incident investigations, prison and probation ombudsman investigations, IOPC investigations, domestic homicide reviews and serious case reviews) and mental health law. She is an experienced advocate in the coroners court and in tribunals. Liz has an expertise in forensic healthcare services, including extensive knowledge of offender healthcare and prison policy and procedures.
Liz supports trusts in undertaking both internal and arms-length investigations in relation to all aspects of patient safety and care. In addition, Liz works closely with NHS trusts to deliver bespoke patient safety and risk management training in areas such as duty of candour, learning from deaths and incidents, and serious incident investigations.
Main areas of expertise
- public inquiries
- Statutory and non-statutory investigations
- mental health law
- offender healthcare
- patient safety and risk management
The clients Liz works with
- NHS trusts
- private healthcare providers
- public sector
- Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Litigation (2006)
- Legal Practise Course (2000)
- LLB (Hons) (1999)
Module 6 opened on 12 December 2023 and will investigate the impact of the pandemic on the publicly and privately funded adult social care sector in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The third investigation in the Covid-19 Inquiry opened today
On 31 August the COVID-19 Inquiry opened its second investigation, Module 2, focusing on government decision making.
The PSIRF has been published by NHS England.
The Prime Minister has published the final Terms of Reference for the COVID-19 Inquiry, confirming in a written statement yesterday that “The UK inquiry into COVID-19 is now formally established and able to begin its important work”.
The UK COVID-19 Public Inquiry will examine the UK’s pandemic response and identify learning and make recommendations to support the UK being better prepared to respond to future pandemics.
The draft terms of reference for the COVID-19 public inquiry have been announced. These are wide-ranging and cover the public health response, including how and when decisions were made; how the NHS and wider health and social care system responded, including issues or capacity and resilience; and the economic response.
Season two, episode four: Prison inquests