Sarah Wheway joined Russell-Cooke in September 2006 as a medical assistant in the personal injury and clinical negligence department. She deals with a wide variety of cases and is responsible for collating and reviewing the medical records, preparing chronologies and identifying relevant medical issues. Sarah's work also involves liaising with the legal and medical records departments of hospitals.

A registered general nurse qualifying in 1991, having trained at St George's Hospital, London, Sarah has worked in a variety of specialities within nursing, though the majority of her career has been spent within intensive care.

Between 2001 and 2006 Sarah was a senior sister on a large intensive care unit in a major London teaching hospital, where she also lectured on intensive care nursing and patient safety courses.