Samantha Ward Nurse Advisor and Medical Researcher

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Sam is a Registered Nurse with 17 years' experience working in the NHS. 

Main areas of practice

During the course of her nursing career, Sam gained extensive experience in many fields including general medicine, emergency and critical care and gastroenterology.  She was a qualified Nurse Practitioner in an Emergency Medicine setting for five years and also gained a specialist qualification in Intensive Care.

Clients 

Sam now uses her medical and nursing knowledge and experience to liaise with clients in order to gain accurate clinical information, review medical records, research the clinical backgrounds to cases and advise on levels of care within her fields of speciality. 

Significant experience 

Having worked in the NHS for almost 20 years, Sam has a thorough understanding of the workings of our healthcare system, particularly within the acute hospital setting. This, together with her familiarity with medical procedures and terminology, helps Sam to provide essential support to our Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury teams, in both investigating and advising on a wide range of claims. 

Expertise

Articles by Samantha

Dr Google: Should we be self-diagnosing?

In the News

With pressures in all areas of the NHS it seems we are turning increasingly to the internet for answers.

The cost of private healthcare to the NHS

In the News

How much does the NHS pay to fix post-operative complications from treatment in a private hospital? Sam Ward, our Nurse Advisor, explains the recommendations by the CHPI and how they would work in practice.

The advantages of having a nurse in your clinical negligence team

In the News

Sam Ward discusses how being a nurse has helped in her role as a Clinical Negligence Advisor. Read more about Sam's role and how her knowledge and experience benefits clients looking to make a clinical negligence claim.