Medico-Legal Issues in Trauma Cases (Part 2)

7 October 2024

9.30 – 16:45

Blu Radisson Hotel, Edinburgh

CPD accreditation: 5 hours
(APIL accreditation pending)

Cost: £325 + vat
£595 + vat if medico-legal issues in trauma part one (13 May) and medico-legal issues in trauma part two are booked together.

This conference, which is designed for clinical negligence and personal injury lawyers, will help you understand the key issues arising in misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis in trauma claims.

Chaired by Lauren Sutherland KC, from Ampersand Advocates, this event has a practical, interactive focus. You’ll learn from some of the UK’s top trauma specialists, who will talk you through real clinical case studies and provide valuable insights into trauma claims.

This year’s conferences will include a drinks reception.

What you’ll learn

  • The three main types of trauma, acute trauma, chronic trauma and complex trauma
  • Find out what constitutes reasonable practice and what could form the basis for a successful claim/defence in key areas
  • Learn about the latest medical developments in trauma investigation, surgery and treatment
  • Find out what is time-critical in trauma diagnoses
  • Gain CPD points.

This event also gives you an excellent opportunity to network with legal professionals and medical experts working in these specialist areas.

Group bookings - one free place for bookings of 3 or more

Programme

9.30
Registration
9.45
Chair's opening - Lauren Sutherland KC, Ampersand Advocates
9.50
Pre-hospital Care - ambulance service negligence
10:30
My medico-legal casebook of chest trauma and injuries
11:15
Refreshments
11.30
Interventional radiology and the management of trauma
12:15
Traumatic birth injuries
13.00
Lunch
14.00
Medico-legal issues in trauma surgery Consultant General Surgeon (upper GI)
14.40
Medico-legal issues in trauma surgery Consultant Colorectal Surgeon (lower GI)
15.15
Refreshments
15.30
The complications of vascular trauma
16.15
Medico-legal issues in hand trauma

(brachial plexus, shoulder, elbow and hand)
Plastic Surgeon

16:45
Close
Drinks reception

Speakers

Clinical Negligence Advocate, Ampersand Advocates
Associate Member of Deka Chambers
Medical Negligence Lawyer, Enable Law
Inquest, Inquiry and Injury Solicitor
GP and Expert Witness
Medical Negligence Solicitor & Partner, Enable Law
Personal Injury Solicitor and Partner, Kennedy’s Law LLP
Director of Claims Management

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