Medical Litigation Conference in NUI Galway

Sep 14 2018 Posted: 12:07 IST

The School of Law NUI Galway and Dr Stephen Kearns, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Bon Secours Hospital, Galway, are delighted to host a one-day conference on medical negligence litigation at NUI Galway on Saturday 20th October, 2018.

The conference is aimed at medical and legal practitioners and will address key issues in medical negligence including how to defend medical negligence claims; how to ensure that you have received informed consent; recent statutory developments on candour and open disclosure; and key issues in providing expert evidence. Speakers will include experts on medical negligence and medical practice. We are honoured to have Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, former President of the Irish High Court, deliver the keynote address. The final session of the conference will be take the form of a panel discussion and Q&A session.

Medical Litigation Poster

Registration: Click here for registration

Date: Saturday October 20th 2018, 10am-4.30pm

Fee: €60 to include lunch and refreshments

Student Fee: €15 (valid student card required)

CPD Hours: 5

Location: Room HBB GO19, Human Biology Building, NUI Galway.

Queries: Any questions in relation to the conference can be addressed to Ursula Connolly, at Tel: (091) 493250


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