Learning from Serious Incidents in Healthcare & Legal Update

Following the launch of the patient safety and justice not for profit organisation Medical Injuries Alliance, we are delighted to announce the inaugural conference taking place in the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8 on the 1st May 2012.

The Conference will cover major issues affecting patient safety and medical negligence litigation including the role of the Medical Protection Society, Accident and Emergency Medicine, reporting of clinical incidents to the State Claims Agency and a legal update on recent cases of note.

There will be opportunity for questions and discussion in the conference sessions and refreshments will be served offering the chance to network with your peers.

Conference Programme
Chair: Michael Boylan, Chairman, Medical Injuries Alliance

2.00 Registration

2.15 Chair’s Welcome
Michael Boylan, Chairman
Medical Injuries Alliance

2.25 Patient Safety – What role for the MPS and why?
Dr Stephanie Bown, Director of Communications
Medical Protection Society

3.00 The Most Common Serious Mistakes in Emergency Rooms
Mr Arv Sadana, Consultant in Emergency Medicine
St George’s Hospital

3.35 Refreshments

3.50 Management of Clinical Claims
Philip Fagan, Senior Claims Handler
State Claims Agency

4.25 Medical Negligence Legal Update
John Healy BL
The Law Library
A review of medical negligence case law over the last 4 years including,
Barry v NMH, Courtney v Our Lady’s Hospital Crumlin, Davoren v HSE,
Warnock v NMH, McGarvey v Barr

5.00 Question & Answer Session

5.15 Chair’s Closing Remarks
Bruce Antoniotti SC, Vice-Chairman
Medical Injuries Alliance

CPD Accreditation 3 hours

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