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Stephanie Long

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Stephanie Long is a Nursing Paralegal in Burnetts’ Medical Negligence and Serious Injury team.

Stephanie Long is a Nursing Paralegal in Burnetts’ Medical Negligence and Serious Injury team.

Stephanie studied nursing at the University of Northumbria in Newcastle and qualified as a nurse in 2004. She has worked in the Accident & Emergency, Acute Admissions and Intensive Care departments throughout trusts in the North East. Her most recent role was at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead working in a small team as a Nurse Practitioner with advanced clinical skills.

Stephanie’s role as Nursing Paralegal involves investigating possible medical negligence claims, drawing upon her background knowledge to advise the medical negligence lawyers. She is responsible for contacting healthcare providers to request medical records and then preparing detailed chronologies and summaries of her findings.

As part of her nursing registration, and in her own time, Stephanie continues to work occasionally at her local hospital, enabling her to keep up to date with current practice and guidelines.

Stephanie is a keen animal lover owning two dogs, two cats and a horse. She has also previously provided a foster home for the RSPCA.