Understanding and Managing Clinical Negligence

Understanding and Managing Clinical Negligence

  • Friday 22nd September
  • 9.00am - 17.00pm
  • Jury’s Inn, Oxford
  • CPD accredited: 5 hours
  • £250 +VAT



The law relating to clinical and medico-legal management

  • The problem
  • The role of a medical expert/expert witness
  • Civil litigation
  • Tort of negligence
  • Establishing the claimant was owed a duty of care by the defendant
  • Breach of duty of care owed by the defendant
  • Causation
  • Damages
  • Criminal negligence
  • Risk Management and Documentation
  • Summary
  • Q&A

Understanding the claims process and managing it with confidence
Step by step guide to: -

  • Managing an adverse outcome
  • Principles of open disclosure after an adverse outcome
  • Significant event meetings
  • The start of the claims process
  • What happens with claimant solicitors
  • Managing the receipt of a letter of claim
  • Quantum and Damages
  • Next stage of process
  • Issuing of court proceedings
  • Conference with Counsel/Barrister (Claimant & Defendant)
  • Condition and Prognosis reports
  • Outcome of negotiation and next steps
  • Meeting of experts
  • Final stages
  • Round table meeting (Claimant & Defendant)
  • Q&A


Workshop facilitator
Dr Jonathan Moore

Jonathan qualified as a GP in 1996 and was a GP Partner from 1997-2016. He studied for a LLM Masters Degree in the Legal aspects of medical practice in 1993. In 2003 he started work as an Expert Witness and in 2005 became an Expert Witness Panel member for the Medical Defence Union. He enjoys lecturing and educational work and became a founder member of the MPS Education Faculty in 2008.


Event Details

This workshop will improve your understanding of clinical negligence and help you identify and manage medico-legal risk. 

It is an interactive day with a mix of teaching and case studies exploring the challenges and conflicts faced by other healthcare professionals.

Why attend?

This workshop covers:

  • The law relating to clinical negligence
  • Medico-legal management
  • Step by step guide to understanding the claims process and managing it with confidence

Friday 22 September 2017, 9am-5pm
CPD accredted – 5 hours
Jury’s Inn, Oxford
£250 +VAT

Please arrive 30 minutes early for registration.


Jury's Inn Hotel

Godstow Rd
01865 489988


How to find our hotel in Oxford

Our four star hotel, Jurys Inn Oxford is conveniently located just 10-15 minutes from Oxford city centre with easy transport links to the city including a bus stop outside the hotel which brings you directly into the city centre. The Pear Tree Park & Ride is a three minute drive from the hotel and takes you into the city in just 20-25 minutes. Jurys Inn Oxford is easily accessible by car from the A34, A44 and M40 and is a 15 minute drive from the nearest train station Oxford railway station or 25 minutes by bus. The closest airport is London Heathrow.

From Oxford Railway Station to the Hotel.

By car
Jurys Inn Oxford is a 13 minute drive from the Oxford Railway Station. When leaving the station, head north and turn right toward Park End St/A420. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Park End St/A420 and take a slight left toward Hythe Bridge St/A4144.  Continue to follow A4144 and take a right oto Beaumount Street taking a slight left onto St Giles/A4144.  
Continue towards Godstow Road taking the first exit on the roundabout and the Jurys Inn Oxford hotel will be on your right. Sat Nav drivers can use postcode: OX2 8AL.

By bus
The no. 6 bus leaves close to the railway station and will take you to the hotel.