Medicolegal course for doctors

Doctors have noticed increasing litigation, and some have unnecessarily found themselves in troubled waters, often due to poor understanding of the law. This course has been designed by trainees who acknowledge that there is an obvious lack of formal education in the law pertaining to clinical practice.

Date
Saturday 5th Jun 2021
Time
9am - 12:30pm
Venue
Zoom online webinar

Medicolegal Course for Doctors – 5th June 2021, 09:00–12:30

Please use your NHS.NET or DOCTORS.ORG.UK email address to register. Any registration with other email address formats will be deleted.

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Over the past few years, there has been rapid progress towards improving accountability and maintaining high standards of care through evidence-based peer reviewed practice. With such change, doctors have noticed increasing litigation, and some have unnecessarily found themselves in troubled waters, often due to poor understanding of the law. This course has been designed by trainees who acknowledge that there is an obvious lack of formal education in the law pertaining to clinical practice.

Chair

Professor Siwan Thomas-Gibson (Dean / Consultant Gastroenterologist)

Speakers

Dr Clare Stapleton (Medicolegal Consultant MPS)
Dr Claire Harrison (Medicolegal Consultant MPS)
Dr Raymond McCrudden (Consultant Gastroenterologist)
Miss Carolynne Vaizey (Consultant Colorectal Surgeon/ Clinical Director)
Dr Jenny Vaughan (Consultant Neurologist)
Ms Stella Vig (Consultant Surgeon / Training Programme Director)

Programme

09:00-09:05 Welcome
09:05-09:35 Navigating the storm, the hazards and safe harbours following an incident  – Dr Clare Stapleton / Dr Claire Harrison
09:35-10:05 Preparing for coroners’ court – Dr Raymond McCrudden
10:05-10:20 Panel discussion with questions from the floor – Chair: Professor Siwan Thomas-Gibson
10:20-10:35 Break
10:35-10:45 Trainee experiences
10:45-11:15 Cases and outcomes (TBC) – Ms Carolynne Vaizey
11:15-11:45 Gross negligence and manslaughter – What can we learn from the Bawa-Garba case? – Dr Jenny Vaughan, Consultant neurologist, DAUK Learn not to blame lead and chair
11:45-12:15 What is the role of the deanery? (TBC) – Ms Stella Vig
12:15-12:30 Panel discussion with questions from the floor – Chair: Professor Siwan Thomas-Gibson