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Medico-Legal issues in General Surgery

  • 11 September 2019
  • The Royal College of Physicians, London
  • 10:00 am - 4:15 pm
  • CPD accredited: 5 hours
  • £325 - £350 + VAT

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Programme

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 Physicians, London
  • £350 +VAT
  • FREE NQ SPACE – with your firm’s booking of one or more paying delegates.  Free NQ Space open to solicitors qualified or qualifying in 2019.
The Royal College of Physicians, London
11 St Andrews Place
London, NW1 4LE United Kingdom
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Phone:
020 3075 1200
Website:
https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/visiting

Directions

By Bike

The RCP has bicycle stands for guests. Cycle hire docking stations are located nearby on Longford Street and Bolsover Street.

By Car

The RCP is outside the congestion charge zone. We have limited car parking spaces available for members and fellows, which are available to book in advance. On-street parking is available in Regent’s Park and there is a pre-bookable car parking facility close to the venue.

The RCP has free car parking for disabled visitors. To make arrangements please phone us on  +44 (0)20 3075 1200 or +44 (0)20 3075 1363 in advance of arrival. Unfortunately, spaces cannot be guaranteed to visitors who do not book in advance.

By Train

If you are arriving by train the nearest stations to the RCP are Euston (11 mins); Marylebone (20 mins); King’s Cross and St Pancras International (25 mins).

Before travelling please take a look at TfL’s travel accessibility site for information on which stations, services, lifts and escalators are out of operation, how to navigate London’s public transport with step-free access, and other relevant accessibility updates.

By Underground

If you are travelling to the RCP via the underground, the nearest tube stations are Regent’s Park (Bakerloo line; 4mins); Great Portland Street (Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines; 4mins); Warren Street (Victoria and Northern lines; 8mins).

Before travelling please take a look at TfL’s travel accessibility site for information on which stations, services, lifts and escalators are out of operation, how to navigate London’s public transport with step-free access, and other relevant accessibility updates.