Vicky Rowlands

What Vicky can do for you

Vicky is a Solicitor in the Healthcare Litigation team in Harrogate.

Vicky gained her LLB degree from Manchester University, graduating in 2012 and going on to complete the LPC at the University of Law in 2012/13.

Prior to working at Hempsons, Vicky gained two years’ experience as a Paralegal at a large National Claimant firm and went on to complete her Training Contract with the same firm. Vicky joined the Healthcare Litigation team at Hempsons upon qualification in 2017.

Vicky has a varied caseload including obstetric, oncology, orthopaedic, fatal, surgical and GP claims. She has also had a number of recent successful outcomes at trial.

Vicky works with a number of local NHS Trusts and has also provided training alongside her litigation work.

Main areas of expertise

  • Clinical negligence

The clients Vicky works with

  • NHS Resolution
  • NHS bodies
  • GPs

Qualifications

  • Legal Practice Course – University of Law, York (2013)
  • Law LLB degree – University of Manchester (2012)

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The NHS Resolution Clinical Negligence Indemnity Scheme for GPs

On 1 April 2019 NHS Resolution began operating a new state indemnity scheme for general practice. This article seeks to outline the Scheme including an overview of the claims process, what is covered and when to contact NHS Resolution to report in potential clinical negligence claims. It also explains the support that will be provided to you if you are named as Defendant in a claim.

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