Martie Hancock is an occupational therapist registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. She is an experienced complex care case manager and healthcare professional with a successful career spanning over 20 years both in the UK and South Africa.
Martie's main areas of expertise are assessment and case management of complex orthopaedic trauma, limb loss, birth injury and traumatic brain injury for children and adults.
After qualifying in 2000 in South Africa, Martie worked in paediatrics. Since coming to the UK in 2001 Martie worked in National Health Services and Social Services in the areas of orthopaedics, care of the elderly, hand therapy, amputee services, trauma services and general medicine which included women's health and cardiology.
Martie was awarded a Distinction for MSc in Rehabilitation in 2014, with a special focus on case management and disability. She has extensive experience in providing complex case management for adults who sustained catastrophic or life changing injuries. Martie has worked under single and joint instruction on a number of cases, and has experience in working with deputies pre and post settlement. She has a wide network of excellent private prosthetic service providers, pain specialists and rehabilitation service providers. Martie also uses her knowledge and experience to effectively coordinate care that clients receive from private and statutory service providers.
Martie provides the highest standard of timely, effective and efficient case management and communication with clients, their families, legal teams and fund holders. She has a good understanding and sound experience of the legal process involved during a personal injury or medical negligence claim, and have supported many clients to date through this process.
Martie ensures her professional development remains up to date. She continues to attend regular conferences and training in her specialist fields in order to ensure that her professional development remains up to date. Martie is a member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT), the Case Management Society UK (CMSUK) and the British Association of Brain Injury Case Managers (BABICM).