Nina Bowen Associate
Nina acts for a leading medical defence organisation which provides comprehensive professional indemnity to medical professionals including doctors and dentists.
Main areas of practice
Nina specialises in defending clinical and dental negligence claims brought by patients and their families against members of a medical defence organisation. She handles a varied caseload including orthopaedic injuries, periodontal disease, failure to diagnose and chronic pain. Nina has also recently assisted with advising public sector health care clients in relation to queries involving controlled drugs and GP prescribing rights. Nina also has extensive experience of carrying out fitness to practise investigations on behalf of the Nursing & Midwifery Council and has dealt with a wide range of cases involving sensitive allegations including neglect, bullying and harassment and sexual abuse.
- She has experience in dealing with complex clinical negligence claims on behalf of doctors, dentists and other medical professionals. Nina advises clients on issues of liability and causation as well as realistic settlement options.
- She has also investigated fitness to practice allegations on behalf of the Nursing and Midwifery Council.
Often required to deal with sensitive or high profile matters including allegations of neglect of the elderly in nursing homes and misconduct which lead to the death of a child .
Related Knowledge & Resources
The High Court dismissed an appeal made by the appellant Doctor against a finding on a second review of a substantive order of current impairment and sanction of a 6-month suspension order.
The Respondent had appeared before the Medical Practitioners Tribunal ("the MPT") for dishonesty charges arising out of his conduct as a Locum Paediatric Registrar on 13 December 2014, when he was dealing with Patient A.