About the Author
Cecily Cameron is a Solicitor, and heads the Clinical Negligence team in the Personal Injury department of Henmans. She handles a substantial number of cerebral palsy and other serious birth injury claims, as well as several high-value fatal cases. She has a particular interest in gynaecological and neurosurgical claims. Cecily joined Henmans in October 2000, from Irwin Mitchell, Leeds. Before training as a lawyer, she worked for 8 years as Head of Information & Education Services for Wakefield Health Authority. This experience has given her an invaluable insight into the workings of the NHS and the clinical content of her work. She is a Member of the Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel, APIL, and the Oxford Medico-Legal Society. Elizabeth-Anne Gumbel QC is a Barrister at One Crown Office Row. She specialises in Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury (including head and catastrophic injury claims), claims involving child abuse, and Multi-Party Actions. She is a member of the Professional Negligence Bar Association, the Personal Injury Bar Association, and the Family Bar Association. She has written widely on the law of clinical negligence, and is a member of the editorial committee of Clinical Risk.