Nina Bowen Associate

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Contact Details

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.

Significant experience 

  • 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 .

Expertise

Related Knowledge & Resources

PSA v NMC and X [2018] EWHC 70 (Admin)

An appeal by the Professional Standards for Health and Social Care against the decision of the NMC not to pursue allegations that a Registrant was responsible for non-accidental injuries to her son and/or a failure to protect Baby A from harm.

General Medical Council v Bawa-Garba [2018] EWHC 76 (Admin)

The Divisional Court allowed the GMC’s appeal against the decision of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal (“MPT”) to suspend Dr Bawa-Garba’s registration for 12 months and substituted the sanction of erasure from the Medical Register.

Yussouf v SRA [2018] EWHC 211 (Admin)

This case concerns an appeal against the Respondent SRA’s Adjudication Panel, on the grounds that the panel’s finding of dishonesty were based upon a two-stage test of dishonesty, namely the objective and subjective test.