PETER J F WADE. MB, FRCS
Consultant Trauma, Orthopaedic & Hand Surgeon
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND CAREER
Medical Degree St Thomas’ Hospital London (University of London)
Qualifications MB,BS (1971) LMC-Canada (1974) FRCS-England (1976)
Registration GMC 1496538. MDU 096202A
Training St Thomas’ Hospital London and associated teaching hospitals in the South of England, Midlands and Scotland.
Fellowships Australia, Hong Kong, Aberdeen (plastic surgery), Louisville USA
Research Upper Limb Research, Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital London, Aberdeen and Coventry.
Recent & now
Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon with a special interest in the hand & upper limb. Full time 1987 – 2017. Part time 2017 – 2019
Now full time medicolegal work
College and Clinical Tutor, Coventry Hospitals. 1993-1998
Council member Society for surgery of the hand 1999-2003
Clinical Director of Orthopaedic Surgery 1998 – 2004
Managing Director Oak House Medical Group 1999 – present.
BSSH (Hand surgery), West Midlands hand society. Royal College of surgeons. MDU,
Birmingham Medicolegal society; Royal Society of Medicine.
UK Register of Experts Witnesses. Expert witness
TEACHING, RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS
Recent Teaching and training for the Warwickshire Orthopaedic Registrar Training Programme and for Warwick University Medical Students. Published articles in journals and textbook mainly concerning upper limb surgery. Presentations and Research concerning hand and tendon Injuries. Presentations on other surgical topics in the UK, Hong Kong and Spain. Medicolegal presentations.
Over 30 years Personal Injury and Medical Negligence experience. Approximately 200 – 250 reports per year, roughly equal numbers of Defence & Claimant reports. About 8000 reports provided over the years. In the last few years much more medical negligence work. Turnaround about 8 weeks from seeing the claimant.
Fees £600 for most standard length PI reports. Medical Negligence work is usually charged at the hourly rate of £300 and most reports are in the range £900 -£1500. Court £2000 a day. Payments are to “Wade Medical” preferably within 3 months but I will accept end of case payments as long as the timescale is reasonable, say 12 months.
RECENT CLINICAL ACTIVITY
On 31.12.16 I stopped working in the main trauma and orthopaedic unit where I had been on the consultant staff for 29 years. The Orthopaedic Unit in Coventry is a teaching and level 1 trauma unit serving a wide area and covering about 1,000,000 population. The specialist elective orthopaedic service covers all subspecialties. The academic Unit provides the training for Warwick Medical Students and the orthopaedic registrar training programme. I continued private and outsourced NHS surgical work till 2019. I now do only medicolegal and medical negligence work and will continue this for several more years.
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