Four new appointments boost Bush & Company’s plans for growth
By Bush & Company
The UK’s largest and fastest growing provider of expert witness, assessment and case management services, Bush & Company, has appointed two highly experienced case managers, and two new Expert Witnesses to meet increased demand in 2017.
Registered nurse Donna Newman, based in the South East, joins Bush & Company as a case manager, bringing expertise in paediatric nursing and specific skills in medical care, acute surgical care, infectious diseases, oncology and neonatal care. Previously a Community Children’s nurse and a Lead Nurse Case Manager, Donna has extensive experience providing healthcare packages for both children and adults with a range of medium to complex needs.
Leicester-based Kayur Kotecha also joins the case management team at Bush & Company, where he will specialise in the clinical and rehabilitation case management of individuals with highly complex life-changing injuries. His experience working with individuals who have become socially excluded following multiple or complex orthopaedic, neuro-musculoskeletal and psychological injuries will be a great asset to the team. His experience of working with brain and spinal cord injured clients further expands this highly specialised team in areas for which the Company is well known.
Clinical Director Karen Burgin commented: “We’re delighted to welcome Donna and Kayur to the Bush & Company family. They share our professionalism, passion and integrity and will be key to the growth of our team as we extend the range of expertise and services we offer to meet the needs of solicitors and insurers across the UK.”
Specialising in midwifery, Nikki Khan joins Bush & Company as an expert witness. She qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1988 and as a Registered Midwife in 1989 and currently works within the clinical setting in a busy NHS Teaching Hospital in London. She has practised extensively as a Senior Midwife in the clinical setting in the NHS and the private sector, developing wide experience throughout all aspects of obstetric care and has a special interest in FGM (Female Genital Mutilation).
Nikki also worked overseas following her qualification as a Tropical Diseases Nurse in 1992 & was the Toxoplasmosis Midwife working on an advisory role within a well-known Baby Charity. Nikki studied Law in 2000 & since 2002 has used this qualification to analyse and review obstetric cases for law firms from a Midwifery aspect. She worked with Dettol in an advisory role as their Expert Midwife when they launched their National ‘Mission for Health’ Campaign in 2011. She also co-authored the ‘My Pregnancy’ DK Book published in 2011.
Cardiff-based Neil Thomas, a Registered General Nurse and Registered Nurse Tutor with more than 19 years’ experience in Clinical Practice, also joins Bush & Company as an expert witness. As an advanced nurse practitioner his specialisms include acute and chronic health conditions, non-medical independent prescribing, cardiology and respiratory conditions, pain management and clinical research. In his role as lecturer at Cardiff University, he is also able to provide current, evidence-based expert advice on a wide range of nursing topics and cases.
Head of expert witness services Amey Haywood explained: “Nikki and Neil are highly experienced and respected throughout the healthcare and legal industries and bring a wealth of experience to our team. Their commitment to best practice, quality and delivering outstanding service matches our own and we’re looking forward to growing the team further in 2017.