John Fitzpatrick, our Managing Director and Senior Occupational Therapist, qualified in 2001. His entire career to date has involved wheelchair assessment and prescription, both in New Zealand and the UK.
He is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. He has led a team of therapists and technicians in a large wheelchair service and has been involved in several legal cases during this time, serving as an expert witness and providing evidence to an NHS legal team.
Before Silver Fern Therapy, he was employed by a wheelchair manufacturer, providing expert knowledge to NHS and private prescribers on a range of wheelchair and related products. He sees several hundred wheelchair users each year for clinical advice and prescription.
John is due to complete the Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate (Civil) with Cardiff University in the first half of 2019.
John is available for 20-minute telephone consultations at no cost. For longer consultations, reports, and testimony please contact us