10 November 2011
Clinical Negligence Practitioner’S Group
The Potential Impact of Medical Subspecialisation on Clinical Negligence Trials with particular reference to the specific requirements and evidential burdens of the Bolam Test
|OVERVIEW:||The Potential Impact of Medical Subspecialisation on Clinical Negligence Trials with particular reference to the specific requirements and evidential burdens of the Bolam Test|
|DATE:||Friday 18 November 2011|
|TIME:||4:00pm – 5:00pm|
|LOCATION:||Lecture Hall, Law Society House, Belfast|
The seminar will be conducted by two local A& E Consultants currently based at the RVH Belfast:
Dr Russell E. McLaughlin MB FRCSI FCEM MMedSci CFEU - Consultant in Emergency Medicine
Mr. Phillip O'Connor MB, MSc, DICM (UK), MRCP (UK), FRCSEd (A&E), FJFICMI, FFICM, FCEM- Consultant in Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Both of whom have experience in clinical negligence cases. Examples will be used from real cases that they have been involved in with specific reference to:
- How it is possible for non -medics to obtain a feel of what is "reasonable" before embarking on litigation.
- The importance of getting the "correct" expert to comment
- Where there is negligence but no causation or harm
- What supports the experts opinion
- The balance of medical opinion and guidelines.
- Lively debate and discussion will be encouraged and drinks shall be available afterwards
This seminar is scheduled to commence on Friday 18th November 2011 at Law Society House at a fee of £30 per person (cheques should be made payable to the Law Society of Northern Ireland).
Should you wish to book a place on this course please contact:
Jennifer Ferguson via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via telephone 02890231614
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