Dr David Hodgson

Emergency Medicine Consultant

Dr Hodgson

Dr David Hodgson is an Emergency Medicine Consultant. He has been providing opinions on clinical negligence and personal injury cases since 2018 for many hospital trusts.

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Dr. Hodgson has experience in medico-legal reporting across England, Wales, and Scotland. He has expertise in preparing clinical negligence reports for numerous hospital trusts, having completed many reports, and attended five multidisciplinary case conferences. He exclusively takes instructions for adult patients and has been providing opinions on complex Clinical Negligence cases since 2018. Dr. Hodgson regularly attends medico-legal courses and training annually as part of his Continuous Professional Development (CPD), and he successfully completed the Bond Solon Expert Witness Certificate in 2018.

Dr Hodgson claimant/defendant ratio is 10/90 percent.

Languages spoken

  • English – Fluent

Cases undertaken

  • Personal injury cases
  • Clinical negligence


Dr Hodgson dedicates 1-2 days a week to his medicolegal work. He is able to undertake both face-to-face and remote assessments. He is able to produce reports within 14 working days following instruction/assessments.

Qualifications and professional memberships


  • 2019 – 2020 CUBS Civil Expert Certificate, Law; Cardiff University
  • 2013 – 2018 Master of Laws – LLM, Healthcare Ethic Law; The University of Manchester
  • 2015 FRCEM; Royal College of Emergency Medicine
  • 2009 MRCP; Royal College of Physician
  • 2001-2006 MBBS; University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Medical School
  • 2003 Diploma in Medical Studies; University of Durham


  • RCP
  • RCEM
  • Medical Protection Society
  • British Medical Association

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