Full agenda is available here.
This established annual one-day conference, devoted specifically to the regulation of healthcare professionals, is designed to keep those working in the field abreast of recent statutory, jurisprudential, procedural and other developments affecting all the regulated healthcare professions.
Chaired by Paul Ozin QC of 23 Essex Street, the conference fields a wide range of leading experts discussing the hot topics of the moment and charting the significant current and future developments in the sector. This year, speakers include those on the front-line of health regulation and those working in the defence of registrants.
Who should attend
This conference is a must-attend for any professional advisor working in the regulation of healthcare professionals, whether in a regulatory body, a defence organisation or a law firm or chambers.
Why you should attend
- Hear about the independent review of gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide, following Bawa-Garba
- Gain insight into the latest thinking on issues such as disclosure, confidentiality and privilege
- Learn about latest cases and key decisions and their impact for your practice
- Benefit from the insights and perspectives of a wide range of leading practitioners in the field, including three QCs
- A unique opportunity to network with and learn from legal practitioners in this specialist area of law
The topics covered by leading experts
Appealing decisions that are insufficient to protect the public: The Professional Standards Authority’s approach
Mark Stobbs, Director of Scrutiny and Quality, Professional Standards Authority
Proceeding in the absence of the practitioner and adjournments post Adeogba v GMC; an overview and update, considering the recent case law
Jim Percival, Principal Legal Adviser and Deputy General Counsel, General Medical Council
The independent review of gross negligence manslaughter and culpable homicide
Selva Ramasamy QC, QEB Hollis Whiteman and Legal Adviser to the review
Disclosure, confidentiality and privilege
Jonathan Holl-Allen QC, Serjeants’ Inn Chambers
The ever-popular case law roundup
Kenneth Hamer, Henderson Chambers
The role of medical defence organisations throughout regulatory processes
Emma Parfitt, Director of Advisory and Legal Services, The Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland
The strategic direction of healthcare professional regulation
Clare Strickland, Deputy Director, Fitness to Practise, Nursing and Midwifery Council