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Medico-Legal issues in General Surgery - Inspire MediLaw 11 September 2019 at The Royal Society of Medicine
  • Aug 30, 2019
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Inspire MediLaw’s clinical negligence conference will cover a range of issues relevant to litigation arising across the breadth of General Surgery, including: colorectal; gastroenterology; upper GI & bariatric surgery; urology; and A&E admissions.

This event offers both claimant and defendant lawyers the opportunity to learn from leading consultants and medico-legal professionals, with a view to enhancing their own medical knowledge in practice. The day will include networking over coffee and lunch.

09.30     Registration

10.00     Chair’s Introduction
Dr Simon Fox QC, Serjeant’s Inn Chambers

10.15     Medico-Legal Issues in Colorectal Surgery
Professor Tim Allen-Mersh - Professor of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS Trust

10.55     Medico-Legal Issues in Gastroenterology
Dr Michael Glynn - Consultant Physician & Gastroenterologist/Hepatologist, Barts Health NHS Trust

11.30     Refreshments

11.45     Winning a consent case post-Montgomery
Lauren Sutherland QC - Ampersand Advocates, Edinburgh Junior Counsel in Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board [2015] UKSC 11
Lauren will discuss the application of the Bolam test post-Montgomery, the relevance of expert witnesses post-Montgomery, the role of the Court, and issues of causation.

12.30     Medico-Legal issues in Upper GI and Bariatric Surgery
Mr Sakhawat Rahman Consultant Pancreatic, Upper GI & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon Trust Speciality Training Director in HPB Surgery & Transplantation
Royal Free Hospital, London

13.10     Lunch

14.10     A view from the Emergency Department: Misdiagnosis & delays to treatment in acute abdominal pain
Dr Julia Harris - Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Southampton University Hospital

14.50     Medico-Legal Casebook of a Urologist
Mr Simon Fulford - Consultant Urologist
James Cook University Hospital Middlesbrough, South Tees Acute Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

15.30     Refreshments

15.40     Causation in Surgical Cases – a special place for material contribution
Dr Simon Fox QC

16.30     Close

Event Details
Wednesday 11 September 2019, 10.00am-4.30pm
5 CPD hours  for lawyers (APIL accreditation pending)
Accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons for up to 5.0 CPD hours for clinicians
The Royal Society of Medicine, London
£350 +VAT