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 3, 2016
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

AvMA’s essential conference on Clinical Negligence Issues in Neurosurgery & Neurological Disease comes to Liverpool on 3rd November.  Leading experts will highlight the medico-legal issues surrounding cranial surgery, stroke medicine, spinal surgery, issues arising in neuro-intensive care and medico-legal aspects of neurological rehabilitation.  Quantum in neurosurgery and neurological disease will also be covered. This conference (more…)

Event Phone: 020 8688 9555

  • AvMA Choir Challenge 2016
    November 15, 2016
    6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

St Clement Danes Church The Strand –  15th November 2016 Welcome Drinks from 6.15pm First Choir 6.40pm   Tickets just £15 (Early Bird) each including FREE French wine or soft drinks all night! Address: St Clement Danes, Strand, London WC2R 1DH Telephone number: 020 7242 8282 or (more…)

  • November 16, 2016
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This day course, aimed at both the newcomer and the experienced expert witness, will explain and explore the essential legal concepts that the clinical expert witness must understand in order to provide expert evidence in a clinical negligence claim.  To be effective in this field (and to avoid professional criticism) the clinician must be familiar (more…)

  • November 22, 2016
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Quantifying damages and costs in clinical negligence cases requires maintaining balance between the clients’ needs, expectations and financial compensation.  Following the popularity of the ‘Best Practice in Quantum’ conferences in 2014, AvMA are delighted to bring you updated events to be held in London on 22 November 2016 and Liverpool on 23 March 2017. The (more…)

  • December 2, 2016
    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 Friday 2nd December – registration and a networking lunch will commence at 12.30, with the meeting starting (more…)

  • December 2, 2016
    5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

AvMA’s Christmas Drinks Reception will take place immediately after the Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel meeting, and is also open to non-panel members. The event provides an excellent opportunity to catch up with friends, contacts and colleagues for some festive cheer! The evening will also mark the launch of AvMA’s 35th Anniversary celebrations, which will feature a (more…)

  • December 8, 2016
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Many people with diabetes have multiple and complex health problems and, with this significant risk in mind, the potential delay or missed diagnosis of the patient can have serious consequences. This conference looks at the condition in detail, types of diabetes, risk factors and complications of treatment, co-morbidity, including gestational diabetes, cardiac complications, peripheral vascular (more…)

  • February 2, 2017 - February 3, 2017
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This is the 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. Expert speakers with a wealth of experience will (more…)

  • February 28, 2017
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Elderly people should feel assured that they will receive the best possible health and social care, but reported incidents show that the standard of care in the UK, both in hospitals and care homes, can be of detrimentally poor quality.This is a must-attend conference for clinical negligence solicitors and barristers and healthcare professionals specialising in (more…)

  • March 15, 2017
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This popular AvMA conference returns to London on 15th March and will discuss and analyse the key areas currently under the spotlight in Cerebral Palsy and Brain Injury Cases so that lawyers are aware of the challenges required to best represent their clients. Determining causation, neonatal risk factors and intrapartum fetal distress and surveillance focusing on (more…)