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Medico-Legal issues in Paediatrics - 19th May 2015

Birmingham, ETC Venues

£250.00 + VAT

CPD: 6 hours


Conference Programme 

08:45 Registration
09:15 Introduction
Co-Chair – Richard Grimshaw, Barrister No5 chambers
Co-Chair – Dr Jonathan Punt, Barrister No5 Chambers
09:30 Meningococcal Disease – Failure to diagnose and treat appropriately
Dr. Robert Ross-Russell MA, MB, BChir, MD, FRCPH, FHEA is Consultant in Paediatric Intensive Care and Respiratory Medicine at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.
10:15 Negligence in Neonatology
N Kevin Ives MA, MB, BChir, MD, DCH, MRCP, FRCPCH is Consultant Neonatologist at the John Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust Oxford and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Paediatrics at the Neonatal Unit, Women's Centre, Oxford, UK.
11:05 Refreshments
11:30 Negligence in Paediatrics
Dr. Harvey Marcovitch, MA (Cantab & Oxon), MB BChir, FRCP(LOND), FRCPCH(hon), DCH DObstRCOG. Area of expertise: Paediatric
12:20 Approval Settlements
Mr. Richard Grimshaw, Barrister, No5 Chambers
12:50 Lunch
13:45 Paediatric Oncology – Failure to diagnose and treat appropriately
Professor David Walker, Professor of Paediatric Oncology, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Nottingham Children's Hospital
14:35 Medico-legal issues arising in paediatric surgery
Mr. Hugh W Grant, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Oxford Children's Hospital
15:20 Refreshments
15:45 Negligence in developmental dysplasia of the hip and slipped upper femoral epiphysis
Mr. Nigel Kiely FRCS, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry
16:30 Informed consent in paediatric surgery – do parents understand the risks?
Dr. Jonathan Punt, Barrister, No5 Chambers
16:50 Discussion and Close @ 17:00



Harvey Marcovitch Dr Robert Ross Russell Nigel Kiely Hugh Grant David Walker Dr Jonathan Punt Richard Grimshaw



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