Care Expert Consultancy Ltd
Debbie Peniket – MSc, RN, RM, RHV, MEWI – Nursing Consultant (adult care expert)
Debbie is a Registered Nurse with over 30 years experience. She has acquired three professional qualifications, a teaching qualification, a Masters degree in Healthcare Sciences and has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in a variety of care settings both within the NHS and Independent Sectors.
She is an experienced medico-legal expert who has undertaken numerous full care, aids and equipment and liability reports for claimants with a variety of injuries including spinal, brain injuries, complex orthopaedic and clinical negligence cases. She compiles reports for both adults and children for both claimant and defendant. Debbie has given evidence in court and undertaken a number of legal case conferences and has gained accredited Expert Witness status through Cardiff University/Bond Solon.
Sagum Consulting Ltd
Janet Petty – RGN, Ndip, MSc, MEWI – Nursing Consultant (adult care expert)
Janet has been a practicing nurse for over 35 years. She was one of the first Nurse Consultants in the NHS and has a wealth of clinical and practice development experience. She specialised in stroke and acquired brain injury, in addition to neurological conditions, rehabilitation and elderly care. Additionally, she worked for many years in general nursing including surgical, theatre and orthopaedic settings.
As a senior nurse, she led and participated in practice initiatives at national, regional and local levels. Janet served as an expert member of a regional Research Ethics Committee for eight years, in addition to serving on a Professional Executive Committee for four years. She has a keen interest in research and the application to evidenced-based practice.
She is an experienced medico-legal expert witness who has undertaken many care, aids and equipment and liability reports. Janet has attended numerous case conferences, participated and prepared joint statements and attended court. Her caseload includes high cost care claims covering catastrophic injuries, complex orthopaedic injuries, brain and spinal injuries. In addition she undertakes liability cases addressing professional nursing and ethical issues. Janet is a founder member of WSC Medicolegal; she has undertaken relevant modules of the Bond Solon Expert Witness course.