Mr Wheeler is a paediatric and neonatal surgeon who has worked for the Trust since 1985. He has worked for over 20 years in oncology surgery, specialising in tumour dissection and long-term venous access, and providing the surgical oncology service for the region.
Mr Wheeler is the director of the department of clinical law, the first such department in the NHS. He provides our clinicians with advice over how legal matters, for example patient consent and confidentiality, should be dealt with. Mr Wheeler also conducted a comprehensive research program in consent law.