Honorary Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Bedford Hospital
Member of the Representative Body, BMA.
Member of The Magic Circle.
Mentalist of the Year, Riviera Circle of Magicians.
Formerly, Associate Member of the General Medical Council. Chairman, UK Consultants Conference: Member of Council, BMA.
As a Medical Expert Witness, Richard Rawlins provides services to patients and lawyers involved in litigation for personal injuries involving accidents and trauma to the musculo-skeletal system and issues of medical negligence. Based in Bath and Torbay, patients are seen from Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire, Dorset, Devon, and Cornwall.
Richard qualified MB BS from London University and FRCS from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He was appointed consultant orthopaedic and trauma surgeon at Bedford |Hospital and did a MBA to learn how to run the NHS (you can see for yourself how successful he was). Richard has been chairman of the UK Consultants Conference, was chairman of the BMA’s Clinical Audit Committee, chairman of the Health Quality Service’s Advisory Committee, chairman of the British Standards Institution’s Committee on European Health Quality Systems, a member of the BMA Board of Science, of the British Orthopaedic Association’s Board of Professional Practice and of the Livery Committee of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries. He is a member of the editorial board of Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies (FACT).
Richard regularly lectures medical colleagues on Quality Improvement in Healthcare, Standards of Practice, Informed Consent and Issues of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Additionally he gives talks on Real Secrets of Alternative Medicine; Quacks: Doctors of Delusion, Healthcare Hucksters and Medical Mavericks and Logical Fallacies to groups such as Skeptics in the Pub, U3A, Rotary, Probus and medical societies such as the BMA and the Royal Society of Medicine.
Real Secrets of Alternative Medicine is available from Amazon and Kindle.
As a Member of The Magic Circle, Richard provides Entertainment at the Speed of Thought and even Secrets of the Magic Circle!