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Medico-Legal issues in Emergency Medicine Conference

  • 28 October 2019
  • The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square
  • 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • CPD accredited: 5 hours
  • £300 + VAT

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10.00 Registration
10.00 Chair’s Introduction
Lauren Sutherland QC
10.20 Common Medico-Legal Issues in the Emergency Medicine Department
Dr Colin Holburn

Consultant and Clinical Lead for Emergency Medicine, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

11.20 Refreshments
11.35 Sepsis – Emergency Department management of early diagnosis
Professor Kevin Rooney
Consultant in Anaesthesia & Intensive Care Medicine
Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley
12.15 Critical Care Negligence
Professor Peter Andrews

Consultant and Honorary Professor Dept of Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine
Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Radiology: failure to diagnose, investigate and misinterpretation of radiology
Dr David Eason

Consultant Radiologist
Inverness, Scotland
14.40 Common Pitfalls with Paediatric Patients
Dr Scott Hendry
Consultant and Clinical Lead in Paediatric Emergency Medicine, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow
15.20 Refreshments
15.35 The Emergency Department & Pre-hospital Care
Dr Mike Donald
Consultant in Emergency & Retrieval Medicine
Ninewalls Hospital, Dundee
16.15 Chair’s closing remarks

This conference for clinical negligence lawyers will provide an insight into the medico-legal issues arising in various aspects of Emergency Medicine.  Our clinicians will present details of good practice and potential negligence in pre-hospital care, paediatric admissions, sepsis, and more.

This is a great opportunity to meet and build relationships with your counterparts in the sector, whilst developing your own professional skills and knowledge.

Full details of speakers & presentations to follow.


Event Details

  • Monday 28 October 2019, 10am-4.30pm
  • CPD accredited by APIL: 5 hours
  • The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square
  • £300+VAT
The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square
38 Charlotte Square
Edinburgh, EH2 4HQ United Kingdom
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0131 341 3528


The nearest train station is the Edinburgh Waverley Station and is only half a mile, or a 5-minute walk, from the hotel. It has direct service to the London King’s Cross railway station. Getting a taxi from the station takes approximately 10 minutes, and a typical fare is £5.

On-site parking is available at the hotel. All reservations must be made with our concierge; pre-booking is essential to guarantee a space. 24-hour parking is charged at £25, 7 days a week. Day parking until 6 pm is available for £15.