DR PALLAVI BRADSHAW
Medicolegal lead for risk prevention
Medical Protection Society
Dr Pallavi Bradshaw (MA (Cantab) MB BChir GDL MRCOphth MFFLM) graduated from St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, gaining a BA (hons) with a dissertation in medical law and ethics. She trained at Addenbrooke’s Hospital and began specialist training in ophthalmology and was also awarded the MA (Cantab). She then gained membership to the Royal College of Ophthalmologists before continuing higher specialist training until joining the Medical Protection Society (MPS) in 2007.
Bradshaw completed the graduate diploma in law (GDL) with commendation at the College of Law, Guildford, in June 2010. She was granted foundation membership to the Faculty of Legal and Forensic Medicine, London, in April 2013. Having gained an academic scholarship, she has been awarded an executive MBA with merit from Warwick Business School.
In her role as medicolegal consultant, she supports and advises doctors internationally. She is also involved in developing MPS policy and engages with stakeholders and the media, regularly writing for and being quoted in trade and national press, often on the issue of the rising costs of clinical negligence. She is medicolegal lead for the risk prevention department, which uses MPS’s global experience to develop risk management programmes to improve patient safety and support healthcare professionals to manage their medicolegal risk. She is responsible for delivery and strategic development of the global member risk prevention programme.