Mrs Kara Dent is a consultant in Obstetrics with an interest in Fetomaternal medicine with over 20 years of experience in High Risk Obstetrics and Fetal-Maternal Medicine. Special interest in Diabetes in Pregnancy.
Mrs Dent has over 10 years expert witness experience as a Consultant in the NHS, writing legal reports for the Derby Hospital Foundation Trust and advising the Trust Legal team in external Obstetric Litigation claims. Also over 4 years experience of writing medicolegal reports for breach and causation.
Mrs Dent led the clinical team that achieved CNST Level II for the trust.
Mrs Dent has been the External Examiner for Cambridge University for 4 years with 10 years as lead for Undergraduate teaching (University of Nottingham) and is a MOET (Management-of-Obstetric-Emergencies-and-Trauma) Course Director.
Medicolegal Issues in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for lawyers, Dublin, May 2018
AvMA Maternal Medicine Conference, Leeds LSG Meeting, September 2018
Negligence in Obstetrics & Gynaecology Conference, November 2018, Manchester. Inspire Medilaw
Medicolegal aspects of Shoulder Dystocia, Switalskis conference, Sheffield, May 2019
AvMA Maternal Medicine Conference, BirminghamLSG Meeting, May 2019
To press: Medicolegal Issues in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Editors: Swati Jha and Emma Ferriman. Chapter on Uterine Rupture.
MedicoLegal Expert Training, Healthcare Knowledge Ltd, May 2011, MedicoLegal Expert Clinical Negligence, June 2011
Fellow of Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Member of BMA, MPS, BMFMS, MOET Working Group, GMC: 3615247