About the Author:
Dr Leisa Freeman (FRCP, FESC, FHEA, FRCOG (Ad Eundum) is a Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, she established the adult congenital service at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in 1993. It was recognised by NHSE as a Specialist Congenital Cardiac Centre in 2018. She set up a joint obstetric/cardiology clinic in 2000 for adult congenital patients, which expanded as a regional service for congenital and acquired (spontaneous coronary artery dissection, PPCM, dilated cardiomyopathy, arrhythmias) patients – for which provision of service and publications in the speciality, she was made a fellow of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist (Ad Eundum honoris causa) in 2021. She has undertaken medico-legal work since 2004 – Claimants 40% and Defendants 60%. She has been instructed as joint expert by the Welsh Health Board and prepared many joint statements following discussion of Experts. She sits on the Council and Cases Committee of the MDU, as well as the Secretary of State for Transport’s cardiovascular committee (DVLA). She remains an honorary consultant cardiologist at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital as she retired from NHS practice in October 2021. She will revalidate in 2023 and is still accepting instructions.
Dr Freeman can be contacted for all medico-legal work and to request her CV at firstname.lastname@example.org