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Nigel John Callaghan

LLB (Hons) LMSSA (Lond) T (GP) FR Cert Dip.Pn.Med FFFLM MFSSoc MCIArb

Barrister of The Inner Temple

  Accredited Mediator (Regents College)
Approved under Section 12(2) Mental Health Act 1983
Approved Mental Health Assessor, Mental Health Capacity Act 2005

Mr Nigel Callaghan’s CV, Barrister and Mediator.PDF

EXPERIENCE 

  • Barrister at Law
  • External Examiner for The Forensic Science Society
  • Regional Medical Appraiser (NE Region)
  • GP, HM Prison Services
  • Clinical Reviewer of Death in Custody
  • Independent Medical Advisor to the Ministry of Justice
  • Medical Director and Responsible Officer

 

CURRENT APPOINTMENTS 

 

2010-present Examiner, Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians
Medical Director and Responsible Officer, Reliance Medical services
GP Appraiser
2009-present Clinical Reviewer of Death in Custody, HM Prison and Probation Ombudsman
2008-present Approved Tutor (Bank), Royal College of General Practitioners
2006-present Regional Medical Appraiser (NE Region), Ministry of Justice
GP Working in Prison (part time), Darlington PCT
2005-present Professional Member of the Forensic Science Society
2003-present Barrister at Law
2001-present External Examiner for the Forensic Science Society, as instructed.
1999-present Independent Medical Advisor to the Ministry of Justice (part time), Department of Justice
1996-present Independent Expert Witness (occasional), Formedon Ltd

 

PREVIOUS APPOINTMENTS

 

Feb 1993-Dec 2005 Medical Officer (part time), HMP Frankland
Feb 1993-Jan 2010 Divisional Police Surgeon & Force Medical Officer (part time), Durham Constabulary
Feb 1993-Aug 1998 Principal in General Practice, Westbourne Surgery, West Yorkshire
Feb 1992-Jan 1993 Northumbria Vocational Training Scheme for General Practice, Newcastle University
Aug 1991-Jan 1992 Senior House Officer in Paediatrics, Sunderland District General Hospital
Jan 1991-Jul 1991 Officer in Command of Field Surgical Team, HM Army Medical Services, Belize
Feb 1990-Jan 1991 Senior House Officer in Anaesthesia, Sunderland District General Hospital
Feb 1989-Jan 1990 Senior House Officer in General Surgery & Urology, Dryburn Hospital
Aug 1988-Jan 1989 Senior House Officer in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Dryburn Hospital
Feb 1988-Jul 1988 Senior House Officer in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Newham General Hospital, London
Aug 1987-Jan 1988 House Surgeon to Mr V S D Logan & Mr P J Lyndon, Staincliffe General Hospital and Dewsbury General Hospital, West Yorkshire
Jan 1987-July 1987 House Physician to Dr Till Kemp, Staincliffe General Hospital, West Yorkshire

 

TRAINING/EDUCATION

 

Sep 1998-Jun 2001 School of Law, University of Northumbria at Newcastle
2011 Examiner, Diploma in the Forensic and Clinical Aspects of Sexual Assault, Society of Apothecaries of London

Deputy Convenor, Society of Apothecaries of London

Post Graduate Eduction

2013 International Fellowship of the American College of Legal Medicine
Facilitation of the Introduction to Clinical Forensic Medicine Course, College of Policing
Medical Revalidation Responsible Officer Training, NHS North East
2012 Medical Training Day, Facilitator HM Courts and Tribunals Service
RST Appraiser top-up Training, NHS North of England
Revalidation conference, Remediation is the key!, NIIS North of England
Recognition of the Acute) v Ill Detainee in Police Custody study day, South Tees Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Mental Health Assessors Refresher Training, Northumbria University
Examiner Update Training: DFCASA, Society of Apothecaries of London
Provider, Mandatory Training Day: Forensic Gynaecology, NHS Northeast
Provider, Legal Issues and Evidence Reporting, Teesside University
MPS Mastering Adverse Outcomes Workshop, Medical Protection Society
MPS Mastering adverse outcomes Workshop Medical Protection Society
Medical Training Day – Facilitator, HM Courts & Tribunals Service
MPS Mastering Shared Decision Making Workshop, Medical Protection Society
Administration of Methadone & Buprenorphine Course, South Tees Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Northern CPSJG Conference: Safeguarding Children & Young People update
2011 Section 12(2) Refresher Courses, Tees Esk and Wear Valley NTIS Foundation Trust
Equality and Diversity Training, UK Conference of Educational Advisors
Race, Equality and Diversity Issues, HMP & YOI Low Newton
Mental Capacity Act £update Training, Tees Esk and Wear Valley NHS Foundation Trust
Tribunal Member Refresher Course, Tribunal’s service
Mentoring Course, North East Primary Care Services Agency
Revalidation Conference, North East Strategic Health Authority
Medical Revalidation Responsible Officer, Training: Module I – Revalidation Overview and the Responsible Officer Regulations and Guidance, North East Strategic Health Authority
Medical Revalidation Responsible Officer, Training: Module 2 – Organisational Governance and Appraisal Systems, North East Strategic Health Authority
Forensic Practitioner Sexual Offence Training – Facilitator, Re1iane Medical Services
Tribunal Member Training on New E511, Descriptors, HM Courts and Tribunals Service
Appraiser Training, County Durham and Darlington PCT
Responsible Officer Training: Module 3 – Responding to Concerns, North East Strategic Health Authority
Safeguarding Children Course: Level 3 – Record Keeping and Report Writing, County Durham and Darlington PCT
Safeguarding Children Course: Level 3, the Internet, Online Grooming and Abusive Images of Children
2010 MFFLM Examiner Training, Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians
Assessment of Fitness to Plead and be Interviewed Course
Deprivation of Liberty Mental Health Assessor, Refresher Training, Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Safeguarding Children, Level 2 Foundation Course, County Durham and Darlington Community
Sexual Offence Medicine Refresher Training, Reliance Medical Services
FFLM Annual Conference, Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians
Forensic Practitioner Update Training, Reliance Medical Services
Sexual Offence Medicine Refresher Training, Reliance Medical Services
Annual CPR /Anaphylaxis Update Training
HMP Telemedicine Training, HMP Durham
2009 Oath of Allegiance and Judicial Oath in the Office of the First Tier Tribunal
Fellowship of the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians
Certificate of Management of Drug Misuse, Advanced Secure Environments, Royal College of General Practitioners
Medical Facilitators Workshop, University of Warwick
Appraisal Skills Training, County Durham PCT
2008 Part 2 Certificate in Substance Misuse, Royal College of General Practitioners
2006 Regional Medical Appraiser Accreditation, Ministry of Justice
Senior Medical Practitioners Seminar, West Yorkshire Police Training and Development Centre
Section 12(2,) Mental Health Act 1983 Revalidation, County Durham and Tees Valley Strategic Health Authority
Member of the faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine — Royal College of Physicians (UK)
Panel Member Refresher Training, (DLA Care Component / Equal Treatment) Tribunals Service
Regional Medical Appraisers Workshop, Ministry of Justice
Completion of 42 hours New Practitioner Programme, General Council of The Bar
External Examiner Training, University of Teesside
2005 Certificate in Substance Misuse, Royal College of General Practitioners
Certificate case of Professional Membership, Forensic Science Society
Certificate of Registration as a Forensic Practitioner (General Forensic Work,), Council for the Registration of Forensic Practitioners
Police Pension Regulations 1987 (Training Course), West Midlands Police
Certificate in Human Rights & Ethical Dilemmas, Doctors Working in Prisons, World Medical Association, The Norwegian Medical Association
Musculo-skeletal Examination, Diagnosis and Treatment of Conditions of the Upper Limbs, Tribunals Service
2003 North Eastern Circuit – Advice to Counsel Course, The Crown Court at Leeds
CPS Pupils Induction Course, CPS Training Centre
North Eastern Circuit – Pupils Advocacy Course, The Crown Court at Leeds
Life Sentence Prisoner Report Certification, HMP Low Newton
Legal Services Officer Certification, HMP Low Newton
GPS Proceeds of Crime Training, Crown Prosecution Service
CPS Advocacy Foundation Training, CPS Training Centre
Compulsory Training in Forensic Accountancy ATC
Qualified Designated Case Worker, CPS Training Centre
Certificate in Coroners Law and Practice, Centre for Applied Socio-legal Studies University of Teesside
2002-2003 Continuing Professional Development in Medicine
University of Nottingham
2002 Accredited Appraiser, NHS Modernisation Agency
Accredited Mediator, Regents College
Pupillage
2001-2002 Bar Vocational Course, School of Law, University of Northumbria at Newcastle
2001 Approved under Section 12(2), Mental Health Act 1983
2000-2001 LL.B. (Hons), School of Law, University of Northumbria at Newcastle
2000 Common Professional Examination, School of Law, University of Northumbria at Newcastle
Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators – (MCI Arb), International Arbitration Centre
1999-2001 Diploma in prison Medicine Course – Distinction, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
1999 Basic Training in Acupuncture for Medical practitioners, British Medical Acupuncture Society
Foundation Course, Diploma in Prison Medicine University of Nottingham
1997 Forensic Psychiatry for Forensic Clinicians, Broadmoor Hospital
1996 Developmental Police Surgeons Training Course (National), The National Training Centre
1994-1995 FAGIN (Forensic Academic Group in the North) Accredited, University of Manchester
1993 Initial Police Surgeons Training Course (National, Constabulary Headquarters
1991 Territorial Army Senior Medical Officer Course, RAMC Training Centre
1990 Principles of War Surgery, RAMC Post Graduate Medical School
Nuclear, Biological Warfare – Principles of Treatment, RAMC Post Graduate Medical School
First International Conference in Anaesthesia & Critical Care in Disasters and War, Royal College of Surgeons in England
1989 British Army Trauma Life Support Course & Examination (RCS Recognised), RAMC Training Centre.
Diploma in Family Planning, Margaret Pyke Centre, The Hospital for Women
The Queens Commission, RAMC Training Centre

MEMBER

 

2012 American College of Legal Medicine – International Fellowship
2011 Panel Member, North East England Registration & Approvals Panel
2009 Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine, Fellowship
2006-2009 External Examiner, University of Teesside
2006 Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine, Foundation
2005-2009 Members of The Investigation Committee, Health Professions Council
2005 The Forensic Science Society
2003- 2009 Member of Council for Registration of Forensic Practitioner
2002 Mentor of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
2000 The Chartered institute of Arbitrators
1989 The Royal British Legion

The Durham Light Infantry Association

1986 General Medical Council

Medical Protection Society

Also member of The British Academy of Forensic Sciences and Associate Member of Durham Black & Asian Police Officers Association

 

 

 

 

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