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….


  • October 6, 2016
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm

The important work conducted by AvMA’s Inquest service is the basis for this conference, which is designed to be a comprehensive guide to the practice and procedures when representing a family at an inquest. The day will take you through the preparation process, helping you to understand the complex issue of disclosure, management of expert (more…)

  • October 10, 2016
    1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Monday 10 October 2016, 1:30-17:00 at the Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London W1G 0AE This joint meeting between the Open Section and Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) will cover aspects of consent, the duty of candour, clinical disputes and justice/redress. The topic is of importance to healthcare professionals and those who have (more…)

  • October 13, 2016
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This popular AvMA conference is coming to Dublin for the first time. Emergency care services are facing intense pressures to sustain a high-quality urgent and emergency care system. There is a vital need to continually monitor these services to ensure that high-quality care remains consistent. With this in mind, this conference will examine the current (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 6.00pm Tickets just £15 each including FREE French wine or soft drinks Address: St Clement Danes, Strand, London WC2R 1DH Telephone number: 020 7242 8282 or 020 7242 2380 For more details contact Phil Walker (020 8688 9555) It is back by popular demand, the AvMA (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…)