On-demand online conferences


   Medico-Legal Issues in Surgery Conference

This event took place online from 09.45 – 13.00 on 16th and 17th September 2020, and is be available to stream until the 18 October

The event has been designed for solicitors and barristers 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 cases. An event not to be missed and essential for your clinical negligence caseload.



Day 1

Chair’s Introduction
James Counsell QC, Barrister, Outer Temple Chambers

Cholecystectomy surgery – the medico-legal issues arising
Mr Zak Rahman, Consultant General and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Gynaecological surgery – the medico-legal issues arising
Dr Andrew Pickersgill, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Wythenshawe Hospital

ENT Surgery – the medico-legal issues arising
Mr Priy Silva, Consultant ENT Surgeon, John Radcliffe Hospital

Q&A with the speakers


Day 2

Chair’s introduction
James Counsell QC, Barrister, Outer Temple Chambers

Informed Consent and Causation
Jonathan Hand QC & Katarina Sydow, Barristers, Outer Temple Chambers

Colorectal surgery – the medico-legal issues arising
Mr Omer Aziz, Consultant Surgeon & Clinical Lead for Colorectal Surgery, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

Hospital Acquired Infection – the medico-legal issues arising
Dr Vanya Gant, Consultant in Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, and Divisional Clinical Director at University College London Hospitals NHS Trust

Q&A with the speakers

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(Not) The ACNC



On the morning of 25 June 2020 – what would have been the first day of the 32nd Annual Clinical Negligence Conference – we brought some of ACNC speakers directly to you by hosting ‘(Not the) ACNC2020’, an online event featuring the following sessions planned for ACNC 2020, and providing a chance to ask questions to the speakers:

AvMA Update
Peter Walsh, Chief Executive, AvMA

The Legal Update 2020
Richard Booth QC, Barrister, 1 Crown Office Row

Sepsis, NEWS and Intensive Care
Dr Chris Danbury, Consultant Intensive Care Physician and Visiting Fellow in Health Law, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

Early Neutral Evaluation in Clinical Negligence Cases
Rhiannon Jones QC, Barrister, Independent Evaluation

If you missed the live event you can still watch the on-demand content.

Standard Rate £95.00 + VAT
AvMA Lawyers Service Members £85.00 + VAT
NHS / voluntary sector / charity rate £40.00 + VAT

CPD: 3 hours APIL accredited.

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