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Personal Injury Conference - 6th October 2014

Dublin, Royal College of Surgeons


CPD: 8 hours


Conference Programme 

08.45 Registration and refreshments
09.00 Chair's Introduction
Sarah Phelan SC, Four Courts Dublin
09.10 Overview of an injuries assessment for a medicolegal report. How your client can best prepare for a medicolegal review to ensure impact of injury is correctly noted
Dr Jean O'Sullivan, Consultant in Emergency Medicine
09.50 Common patterns of injury mechanisms
Dr Martin Rochford, Consultant in Emergency Medicine
10.30 Refreshments
10.50 Occupational injuries
Dr James Gray, Consultant in Emergency Medicine
11.30 Presenting claims through the legal process - a legal practitioner's overview.
Tony O'Connor SC, Four Courts Dublin
12.15 Lunch
Afternoon sessions will go through the commonest injury patterns with a focus on symptoms your client might experience, the length of recovery and rehabilitation anticipated and the likely long-term consequence of each injury.
13.15 Cervical Spine injury
Dr Jean O'Sullivan
13.45 Nerve injury patterns
Dr Michael Alexander, Consultant Neurophysiologist
14.15 Lower back injury
Dr James Gray
14.45 Refreshments
15.00 Head injury
Dr Martin Rochford
15.30 Key medico-legal issues in the arena of Fitness to Drive for diabetic patients
Dr Mensud Hatunic, Consultant Endocrinologist
16.00 Limb injuries
Dr Jean O'Sullivan
16.30 Common complications of fractures
Dr James Gray
17.00 Scars- impact and long-term consequences
Dr Martin Rochford



Dr. Martin Rochford Dr. James Gray Dr. Jean O Sullivan Dr Michael Alexander Tony O'Connor SC



Monday 18th August 2014