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Clinical Negligence - 31st October 2014

Edinburgh, The Scotsman Hotel

£195.00 + VAT

CPD: 6.5 hours - APIL accredited


Conference Programme 

09:00 Registration
09.15 Chair's Introduction
Geoffrey Mitchell QC, Ampersand Stable of Advocates
09.20 Medico-Legal issues in Gastric Bypass Surgery - eligibility for surgery, consent issues, psychiatric assessment, post-operative follow up and complications
Mr Andrew de Beaux, General & Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeon & Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
10.00 Misinterpretation of radiologic images
Professor Robin Sellar, Consultant Neuroradiologist and Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh
Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
10.35 Medico-legal issues in neurosurgery
Patrick Statham, Consultant Neurosurgeon
Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
11.15 Refreshments
11.30 Can we prevent poor outcomes in shoulder dystocia?
Emergency caesarean – how quickly do we need to deliver?
Mr Kim Hinshaw, Consultant Obstetrican & Gynaecologist and Director of Research
Sunderland Royal Hospital
Montgomery v Lanarkshire NHS Trust - consent to medical treatment a new approach?
Lauren Sutherland, Ampersand Stable of Advocates
13.10 Lunch
14.00 Proving negligent Hospital Acquired Infections, sepsis and prosthetic joint infection
Dr Michael Rothburn, Consultant Medical Microbiologist & Hospital Infection Control Doctor
University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool
14.45 The emergency department and pre-hospital care – high risk medicine
Dr Stephen Hearns, Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Lead Consultant in Emergency Medicine Retrieval Service
Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley
15.30 Refreshments
15.45 Misdiagnosis of heart attack, delay in adequate treatment of high blood pressure, failure to treat heart failure correctly and failure to manage arrhythmia appropriately
Dr Miles Behan, Consultant Cardiologist at Edinburgh Heart Centre
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
16.30 Case Law update
Una Doherty, Ampersand Stable of Advocates
17.15 Close



Mr Kim Hinshaw Dr Stephen Hearns Dr Miles Behan Dr Michael Rothburn Mr Andrew de Beaux



Wednesday 19th March 2014