Sarah is a Registered General Nurse with over 19 years’ clinical experience with a specialist interest in Critical Care. Sarah has further developed her skills and has extensive experience in Manual Handling and she is the Co-Director of Acorn Health and Safety.
As Co-Director of Acorn Health and Safety, Sarah takes lead responsibility for all manual handling. She has been involved in the development and delivery of a six day moving and handling train the trainer’s programme. Sarah also designs bespoke update programmes, for staff teams for a number of organisations including University Hospitals Bristol and North Bristol NHS Trust.
As a manual handling lead Sarah works with organisations to problem solve more complex handling challenges within the work place. Sarah has also been the Chair of a national Back Exchange Group, attending regular conferences and seminars to ensure up to date CPD.
Sarah has extensive experience of assessing the needs and care planning for individuals in relation to their manual handling requirements. Sarah currently works for Jane James and Associates providing detailed manual handling reports and liability reports for use in litigation and is instructed on behalf of both the Claimant and Defendant.