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….


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

Over the past 6 years there has been a 50% increase in the number of older people not receiving appropriate care, according to research published by Age UK, the Alzheimer’s Society and the BBC. Join the ‘Medico-Legal Issues in Older People Care’ conference to recognise the issues impacting on older people’s care, differentiate expected complications (more…)

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

This one day conference has been designed for solicitors, barristers and junior doctors to illustrate the key medico-legal issues in surgery and is an excellent opportunity to learn from leading surgeons and develop your understanding to assist you in your cases. This course does assume basic medical knowledge, and is aimed towards those looking to (more…)

  • March 15, 2017
    9:00 am - 6:00 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…)

  • HJA AvMA Quiz Night
    March 22, 2017
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  Join us on the 22nd of March 2017 6.00pm welcome drinks 6.30pm first quiz questions Enter your team and join us for the most competitive quiz night in the legal calendar   (more…)

  • March 28, 2017
    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. This conference will assess general and special damages in quantum cases, looking at past and future loss; care costs and negotiating and settlement. Quantifying heads of damage in fatal accidents and dependency claims, life after settlement (more…)

  • May 9, 2017
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm

  This essential conference has been structured to ensure delegates gain a good grounding in the key areas of the major body systems. The increased understanding gained will underpin all future medical learning in relation to clinical negligence and enable you to apply medical knowledge to your cases.  Each speaker will address the essential areas that (more…)

  • June 22, 2017
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The thirteenth AvMA Charity Golf Day will take place on Thursday 22 June 2017 at the stunning Rudding Park in Harrogate. The Welcome Event for the Annual Clinical Negligence Conference will take place later that evening in Leeds (30 minutes’ drive away) so the Golf Day offers the perfect start to the essential event for (more…)

  • June 23, 2017 - June 24, 2017
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Early bird booking for AvMA’s Annual Clinical Negligence Conference (ACNC) is open! Save 10% on the full conference fees by booking your place now to attend the event that brings the clinical negligence community together to learn and discuss the latest developments, policies and strategies in clinical negligence and medical law. Early bird bookings and (more…)

  • December 1, 2017 - December 2, 2017
    6:00 pm - 1:00 am

  Join us on the evening of Friday 1 December 2017 to celebrate AvMA’s 35th anniversary and to mark the progress that has been made in patient safety and justice since AvMA was formed in 1982. The evening will be one of celebration, with a drinks reception followed by a fantastic three course meal with (more…)