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Kennedys annual healthcare seminar programme

We are pleased to provide you with details of our annual healthcare seminar programme for 2017.

Our programme includes speakers in neonatal medicine, emergency medicine, psychiatric injury, vascular surgery and neurosurgery.

In addition to focusing on medical experts we are privileged to include in this year's programme the following distinguished speakers:

  • His Honour Judge Mark Lucraft QC, The Chief Coroner for England and Wales
  • Master David Cook, Master of High Court, Queen's Bench Division, Royal Courts of Justice
  • Helen Vernon, Chief Executive of the NHS Litigation Authority
  • Peter Walshe, Chief Executive of Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA)

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Upcoming events 

The challenges of the coronial process and the future
Wednesday 22 November 2017
His Honour Judge Mark Lucraft QC, Chief Coroner for England and Wales

Past events

Clinical Negligence, further reform and the future
Tuesday 24 October 2017
Master David Cook, Master of High Court, Queen's Bench Division, Royal Courts of Justice

Common pitfalls in neurosurgery leading to litigation
Wednesday 20 September 2017
Robert Macfarlane, Consultant neurosurgeon

Critical limb ischaemia, compartment syndrome and the failure to intervene
Wednesday 21 June 2017
Professor Linda Hands, Consultant vascular surgeon

What is psychiatric injury?
Wednesday 10 May 2017
Dr Richard Latcham, Consultant Psychiatrist

Errors that lead to claims in emergency medicine
Wednesday 26 April 2017
Stephen Metcalfe, Consultant in Emergency Medicine

The NHS Litigation Authority and its vision for the future
Wednesday 15 March 2017
Helen Vernon, Chief Executive, NHS LA

Benefits of therapeutic hypothermia for treatment of neonatel encephalopathy
Tuesday 28 February 2017
Dr Janet Rennie, Consultant in Neonatel Medicine

Making the NHS safer and fairer
Tuesday 31 January 2017
Peter Walsh, Chief Executive, AvMa

Mental disorder: the intersection of psychiatry, law and litigation
Wednesday 23 November 2016
Dr Hugh Series, Consultant in Psychiatry

Distinguishing between genuine back pain and malingering
Tuesday 18 October 2016
John O'Dowd, Consultant Spinal Surgeon

Common errors by GPs leading to claims
Wednesday 28 September 2016 
Dr Ian Isaac, General Practitioner

Obstetric emergencies: how can litigation be avoided?
Tuesday 21 June 2016
Sue Sauter, Midwife

3 years post Jackson Reforms - a Master's perspective of clinical negligence claims
Tuesday 10 May 2016
Master Roberts

A claimant lawyer's perspective on claims management
Wednesday 6 April 2016 
Alison Eddy, Partner, Irwin Mitchell

Chronic pain syndrome - the defendant's options? 
Thursday 3 March 2016 
Jonathan Valentine, Consultant in Pain Management

Sharing 20 years of experience in defending vascular surgery claims
Tuesday 9 February 2016
Professor Andrew Bradbury, Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon

Medico-Legal issues surrounding obstetric anaesthesia 
Tuesday 26 January 2016
Dr David Levy, Consultant in Anaesthesia


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