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18 September 2018

Medical Litigation Conference

Dear colleagues,

Please see details of an upcoming CPD seminar below for your attention.

Medical Litigation Conference NUI Galway Sat 20th October

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.

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

Registration, programme and details on location and parking:  http://www.conference.ie/Conferences/index.asp?Conference=580

Fee: €60 to include lunch and refreshments

Student Fee: €15 (valid student card required)
CPD Hours: 5