Family therapy meeting roomsMedico-legal practitioner consulting roomConfidential mediation roomsMedical examination and treatment couchesConsulting rooms for private practitioners and mediators with reception services, secretarial support, boardroom, private car park & disabled facilities.The reception services also include secretarial and chaperone support plus a boardroom for up to eight people

Practitioners Holding Regular Clinics at 250 Park Lane

To book an appointment here at Park Lane Consulting Rooms, please contact the relevant practitioner via the contact details listed below:

Able2Physio - Vickie Cork BSC (Hons) Physiotherapy

State Registered Physiotherapist. Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

mobile: 07869 139 088

web site: email:

Annette Boden BSc (Hons) Psychology Adv.DipTHP (N-SHAP)

Hypno-Psychotherapist, Counsellor Read more ...

Annette Boden offers a combination of therapeutic techniques incorporating the beneficial and powerful healing and transformation of Hypnosis, psychotherapy, cognitive counselling, and Neuro linguistic programming. For positive improvements in emotional and physical well being, motivation, performance enhancement, and the confidential and effective treatment of many issues including: anxiety, stress management, low self esteem, confidence, OCD, phobias, and insomnia.

mobile: 07753 957 371

web site: email:

Holt Hearing & Balance Services - Mr Philip Holt and Mrs Marianne Holt

Consultant Clinical Scientists in Audiology and Independent Registered Hearing Aid Dispensers Read more ...

Both Marianne and Philip are State Registered Consultant Clinical Scientists in Audiology (hearing and balance) with over 30 years combined experience in delivering NHS and private hearing, tinnitus and balance services to children and adults. They offer a full range of high quality patient centred private Audiology Services. They are also both Independent Registered Hearing Aid Dispensers, which means they have complete freedom to chose from the widest range of hearing aids from any manufacturer, to meet your individual requirements.

Range of Services

  • Hearing Assessment & Rehabilitation Services
  • Private Digital Hearing Aid Services
  • Balance Assessment Services
  • Balance Rehabilitation
  • Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Assessment and Management
  • Customised hearing Protection & Communication Systems
  • Medico Legal Assessments [hearing, balance and tinnitus]

Areas of Specialist Clinical Interest

  • Children’s Assessments
  • Complex Needs and Learning Disability
  • Assistive Listening Devices
  • Education & Training

tel/fax: 01270 211 009

mobile: 0798 009 4459

web site: email:

Mr Nicholas John Gathercole MB BS LRCP FRCS FCEM, GMC No. 2303437

Consultant in Accident and Emergency Medicine Read more ...

Mr Gathercole became a Consultant in Accident and Emergency in 1985. He has always had an interest in the management of injuries and first became involved in Medico-Legal work in 1983. He has attended many Conferences on the subject, , including Report writing and giving Evidence (1997), the Single Joint Expert (1999), the Human Rights Act (2000), Spinal Injury in Medicolegal Reporting (2001), Advanced Report writing for experienced experts (2004), The Mental Capacity Act (2009), Consultants an trial (2009) and Witness training Course (2010). Mr Gathercole works for Solicitors in Personal Injury Cases representing both Plaintiff (70%) and Defence (10%) although more recently many reports are as joint expert (20%). He has prepared reports in approximately 40 Medical Negligence Cases and has written several thousand personal injury medical reports over the years, gaining considerable experience of court attendance as an expert witness.

Mr Gathercole has been involved with the Hospital Risk Assessment Group for many years and a member of the Manchester Medico Legal Society for 17 years. He is registered as an expert with several groups including APIL and is the Chief Medical Officer of Royal London Assurance in Wilmslow.

tel: 01625 420 571 (secretary)


Dr Bruce D. M. Scheepers MBChB, MRCPsych

Consultant Neuropsychiatrist Read more ...

Dr Scheepers has been a Consultant in Neuropsychiatry for 15 years and he is included on the GMC Specialist Register as a specialist in Neuropsychiatry. He is currently employed part-time as a Consultant Neuropsychiatrist with North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust and he has a private medico-legal practice. He has experience in brain injury rehabilitation, epilepsy, somatoform disorders and developmental disorders. He has prepared Medico-legal Reports and attended Court as an Expert Witness since 1992 and he is a member of the Society of Expert Witnesses and is included on the Association of Personal Injuries Lawyers Expert database. He is recognised by the Secretary of State as having special experience in the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorder under Section 12(2) of the Mental Health Act 1983.

tel: 01260 223 678


Occupational Health Solutions - Dr David Shackleton MB ChB MRCP MFOM

Specialist in Occupational Medicine Read more ...

Dr David Shackleton is an independent specialist in occupational medicine working in a variety of industry sectors and is Medical Director of Occupational Health Solutions Ltd.

Having a background in hospital medicine, Dr Shackleton joined the Health and Safety Executive in 1990 as an Employment Medical Adviser before moving to British Rail in 1995 as a Senior Medical Adviser. In 1997 he started an independent consultancy in the North West and currently holds a variety of senior appointments including Group Medical Adviser to the Pilkington Company and Medical Adviser to the Kellogg Company, AstraZeneca, Federal-Mogul and Cheshire Council.

In 2004 Dr Shackleton was appointed Medical Adviser to the Rail Safety and Standards Board and has been involved in medical standard setting at UK and European level; he is also a member of the Rail Medical Advisory Group set up by the Association of Rail Industry Occupational Physicians.

tel: +44 (0)1625 430039

website: email:

Jen Rumble - Family Mediation

Family Mediator Read more ...

Jen Rumble is a professionally qualified Family Mediator with ADR Group, a member of the Family Mediation Council, to the standards approved by the Law Society and the Bar Council. Jen is a full member of ADR Group and Family Mediators Association;

Jen adheres to ADR Group Code of Practice, receives FMC recognised supervision an holds relevant insurance policy. She comes from professional background in psychotherapeutic practice and is experienced in working with families, high levels of conflict, powerful emotions and developing communication. Furthermore she co-mediates with other mediators from the law background where complex financial matters are concerned.

Jen holds the following additional qualifications:

  • Diploma in Counselling
  • Certificate in Therapeutic Communication
  • Certificate in Working with Trauma
  • Certificate in Working with Attachment;

In addition Jen speaks English, Russian and Ukrainian;

tel: 0800 6122 808

Mobile: 07787 424 832

Website: Email: /

Dr Nigel Lord - General Practitioner, MBChB, DFFP, MRCGP, MEWI

Specialist Practitioner in Medico-Legal reporting for Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Read more ...

Dr Nigel Lord is an NHS General Practitioner (GMC number 3490606), a Member of the College of Medicine, a Member of the Primary Care Rheumatology Society, a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners, a General Practice Trainer and a Post Graduate Educational Supervisor (NHS). He holds the Bond Solon Certificate in Civil Procedure Rules for Expert Witnesses 2011 and has been an active Member of the Expert Witness Institute, for whom he Chairs North West meetings, since 2005.

Dr Lord has extensive experience working with Solicitors and Insurers, providing Medico-Legal opinion as a Specialist Practitioner in Personal Injury. He also provides opinion in General Practice Clinical Negligence cases.

He believes that his experience as a Medico-Legal Practitioner combined with his experience, both past and ongoing, as a Full-time GP Principal and as a Trainer of future GPs, makes him an ideal choice for providing opinion in Personal Injury cases and for providing clinical negligence opinion in General Practitioner cases.

Tel: 07542 749084 (Melissa Parkes - Practice Manager)

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We have a number of people who book our rooms on an occasional basis, including Family Mediators, Orthopaedic Consultants and Psychotherapists. If you too would like to book one of our Rooms on a one off basis or to make a regular room booking, please contact Emily Raw on 01625 662 195