Annabelle is a Registered Nurse and qualified teacher (Nursing & Midwifery Council registered) with almost 30 years’ experience; she holds full independent Non-Medical Prescribing status on the professional register. Annabelle attained the Expert Witness Certificate awarded by Cardiff University Law School and Bond Solon in 2018; she has additional clinical qualifications in Asthma, Diabetes and Research.
Annabelle is the Co-owner and Founder of Breakthrough Case Management Ltd. She works full time as a Consultant Case Manager for clients with multiple needs who require rehabilitation due to personal injury (including catastrophic brain and spinal injuries); Annabelle also writes medico-legal quantum nursing care reports.
Annabelle has extensive experience overseeing and managing all aspects of rehabilitation following injury, making recommendations and setting therapeutic goals. This work includes recruiting appropriately qualified therapists, implementing long term programmes of care and co-ordinating the work of the wider multi-disciplinary health care team in support of achieving the maximum quality of life for each individual client. She works collaboratively across multiple clinical disciplines to ensure care and treatment is person centred and that all therapy is tailored according to the specific needs of the individual and the nature and severity of their injury and/or disability.
Annabelle’s career history includes managerial positions in both the NHS and within the private healthcare sector. Her clinical expertise includes 12 years in Secondary Care (Acute Teaching Hospitals and District General Hospitals); over 13 years’ experience in Primary Care (General and Specialist Practice) and 5 years working in private healthcare and business environments.
Annabelle has a reputation for making an impact and delivering results; she is known and respected for her ‘can do’ approach and dynamism. Annabelle is a firm believer in leading by example; empowering teams that work with her to achieve their very best on behalf of the client’s she supports.
Annabelle is a member of the Royal College of Nursing; The British Association of Brain Injury Case Managers, The Case Management Society of the United Kingdom, The British Thoracic Society and The Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists.