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Medico-Legal issues in Emergency Medicine Conference

  • 15 May 2019
  • The Morrison DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin
  • 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
  • CPD accredited: 5.25 hours
  • £325 + VAT

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Programme

10.00 Registration
10.15 Chair’s Introduction
Dr David Sharpe, Barrister
10.20 Accident and Emergency – Medical Lessons from a Medico-Legal Practice – Missed opportunities
Ten ways I would alter medical practice to minimise mistakes in the emergency department

Dr Francis Morris, Emergency Department Consultant, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield
11.20 Refreshments 
11.35 Junior Doctor Nightmares – how and why things go wrong in the Emergency Department
– Standards of care
– Guidelines for supervision
– Oversight
– Responsibility
– Case presentation
– End of shift
Dr Julia Harris, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, University Hospitals Southampton
12.15 Critical Care Negligence
– Failure to detect the clinical deterioration
– Respiratory emergencies
– Critical care triage
– Frail patients and critical care
Dr James Bromilow, Lead Consultant Intensivist, Poole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Radiology – failure to diagnose, investigate and treat fractures
Dr Giles Maskell, Consultant Radiologist, Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust and Past President of the Royal College of Radiologists (2013-2016)
14.40 Common pitfalls with paediatric patients
Dr Rebecca Salter, Consultant & Head of Paediatric Emergency Medicine, Imperial College London
15.20 Refreshments
15.35 Pre-Hospital Care: Clinical Negligence in ambulance service practice
– Clinical roles
– Breach of duty in ambulance practice
– Shared accountability
– Refusal of treatment
– Errors in diagnosis
– History & examination errors
– Errors in documentation
Dr Timothy M Kilner
PhD, BN, PGCE, DipIMC RCSEd, DipUMC RCSEd,  MCPara, SFHEA
Ambulance and Paramedic Expert Witness
16.15 Chair’s Closing Remarks

Speakers

We are delighted to welcome Dr David Sharpe to chair this conference.  David was a consultant in emergency medicine before qualifying as a barrister.  He has a varied legal practice, and acts for both claimants and defendants in clinical negligence matters.

Dr James Bromilow, Lead Consultant Intensivist, Poole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Rebecca Salter, Consultant & Head of Paediatric Emergency Medicine, Imperial College London

Dr Timothy M Kilner, Ambulance and Paramedic Expert Witness

Dr Giles Maskell, Consultant Radiologist, Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust and Past President of the Royal College of Radiologists (2013-2016)

Dr Julia Harris, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, University Hospitals Southampton

Dr Francis Morris, Emergency Department Consultant, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield


Event Details

  • Wednesday 15 May 2019, 10am-4.45pm
  • CPD accredted – 5.25 hours
  • The Morrison DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin
  • €370 / £325
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The Morrison DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Dublin
Ormond Quay Lower
Dublin, Ireland
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The Morrison, a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel boasts an ideal location in the heart of Dublin’s city center. Enjoy easy access around the city with excellent transport links near the hotel. The Jervis Street Luas stop is directly behind The Morrison, allowing easy access to both of the city’s train stations, the O2, IFSC and the Convention Centre Dublin.

Directions from the Hotel Staff

Take M1 to City Center. Continue to Dorset St,Bolton St,leading right to Nth King St. Turn left to Church St at traffic lights. Continue to River Liffey & turn left before bridge to Nth Quays.Pass two bridges & take left. Arrive at hotel.

Parking

At the Morrison Hotel we have an affiliated car parking rate with Jervis Street car park which is located on the left hand side of the street just after the entrance to the hotel. Please bring your car parking ticket to reception at The Morrison for validation and then pay at the office of the car park exit rather than at the machine.

Self parking: 19.00 € (24 hours; 3.10 €/hr)