Conferences & Events

medicolegal and patient safety events


AvMA provide top quality, varied and topical conferences, webinars and events for all your training, development and networking needs within the medico-legal and healthcare fields. Current event details are listed below.

We also offer a cost effective, top class event management service for external clients. Read more….


  • November 26, 2015
    9:45 am - 4:45 pm

“Our Health; Our Health Service” sets out Welsh Government’s agenda for quality and governance, following a host of high profile problems with patient safety and the aftermath of lapses in safety in the Welsh NHS. Following hot on the consultation, this one day conference organised by Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA), the UK charity for […]

  • December 3, 2015
    12:30 pm - 5:30 pm

The annual meeting for AvMA Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel members provides the opportunity to meet, network and discuss the latest key developments and issues facing clinical negligence law. This year’s meeting will take place on the afternoon of Thursday 3rd December – registration and a networking lunch will commence at 12.30, with the meeting starting […]

  • December 3, 2015
    5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

AvMA’s Christmas Drinks Reception, which is open to AvMA Panel members and non-members alike, will take place from 17.30 – 23.00 on Thursday 3rd December 2015 at the De Vere Holborn Bars in London. The event provides an excellent opportunity to catch up with friends, contacts and colleagues for some festive cheer! Kindly sponsored by: […]

  • December 10, 2015
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Emergency Care Services are facing intense pressures to sustain its high-quality urgent and emergency care system (The King’s Fund, 2014). With the current changing NHS climate there is a vital need to continually monitor these services and ensure high quality care remains consistent throughout all NHS Trusts. With this in mind, this conference will examine […]

  • December 17, 2015
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This conference provides an excellent opportunity to update your knowledge on current medical and surgical treatments in the field of Ophthalmology. You will learn from leading experts on neuro-ophthalmology, cataract surgery, diseases of the eye (including types of glaucoma and its risk factors), retinal detachment, paediatric ophthalmology and laser treatment. Ophthalmic and the failure to […]

  • January 21, 2016
    9:15 am - 4:35 pm

This essential one day conference brings together leading experts in the field of orthopaedics and gives you an in-depth insight into the conditions relevant to your caseload. Topics include upper limb surgery focusing on the shoulder, hand and wrist surgery, spinal, foot and ankle surgery, knee surgery as well as joint replacement of the hip and […]

  • January 28, 2016 - January 29, 2016
    9:00 am - 5:10 pm

This is the essential course for those who are new to the specialist field of clinical negligence. The event is especially suitable for trainee and newly qualified solicitors, paralegals, legal executives and medico-legal advisors, and will provide the fundamental knowledge necessary to develop a career in clinical negligence law. Expert speakers with a wealth of […]

  • February 4, 2016
    9:15 am - 4:40 pm

Following the Montgomery Case in March 2015 all doctors must now take “reasonable care to ensure that the patient is aware of any material risks involved in any recommended treatment, and of any reasonable alternative or variant treatments.” This conference will carry on the debate and raise issues on the case law and its application […]

  • February 11, 2016
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Leading experts will discuss the delay and the failure to diagnose in gastroenterology, negligent and non-negligent surgery of the upper GI tract, medico-legal issues in colorectal surgery and gastro-oncology. The programme will be available and booking will open in November.

  • March 10, 2016
    9:15 am - 5:10 pm

This essential and popular conference is guaranteed to further knowledge on cardiology and cardiac surgery for your case load, helping you to represent your clients more effectively. Leading experts will cover all the key areas and the latest advances in the cardiology field, including medico-legal issues in cardiac surgery and the diagnosis of congenital heart […]