By Justin Crossley
The below Wine and Wisdom events will be held at the Radisson Hotel, No.1 The Light, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8TL and will cost £25 each.
The events will be from 4:00pm-6:00pm (Registration from 3:30pm). If you are interested in attending any of the below events please email our Marketing Administrator who will send you a booking form firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively please visit our events page:
25th May 2017
“Cancer, Causation and the Courts”
A talk by Dr Andrew Proctor, Consultant Oncologist followed by Gordon Exall and Helen Rutherford.
All revenue from tickets will be donated to Macmillan Cancer Relief
- Gives a medical explanation of the nature of the most common types of cancer.
- Explains the systems and procedure in the NHS for dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
- Looks at the leading cases in relation to causation and cancer in the context of clinical negligence and industrial disease.
- Looks at the practical steps that lawyers can take place when dealing with issues relating to cancer and causation.
8th June 2017
“Anything & Everything you wanted to know about A & E but were afraid to ask”
by Dr Pete Cutting, A & E Consultant, followed by Colin Richmond and Catherine Duffy
Dr Cutting will talk about common injuries seen in A & E, including facial injuries, upper and lower limb injuries; how head injuries are assessed and also the interpretation of A & E records. This talk will assist all P.I. practitioners and will be followed by a talk by Catherine Duffy and Colin Richmond on how this information can be practically applied in P.I. claims and how it can assist in the recovery of damages.
22nd June 2017
“Going under – Anaesthesia and the Law”
by Dr Dave Booth, Consultant Anaesthetist, followed by Ruwena Khan and Christopher Rafferty
Dr Booth will be speaking on operating theatre and risk management procedures and patient consent from a medical/anaesthetic perspective. This will be followed by a talk by Ruwena Khan and Chris Rafferty on Consent in Clinical Negligence Claims – the world post-Montgomery”
6th July 2017
“Constitutional Changes in the Spine and the impact on damages”
by Mr Nigel Gummerson, Consultant Orthopaedic Spinal Surgeon followed by Vilma Vodanovic and Bronia Hartley
Mr Gummerson will talk primarily about degenerative disc disease and the natural history of the degenerative spine but also the lower energy injury to the spine (commonly seen arising from accidents at work) and how this may impact on the long term natural history, from both a purely medical and also medico-legal perspective. This will be followed by a talk by Vilma and Bronia on how to deal with personal injury claims where the ongoing effects from degenerative changes overlap with those arising from the injury sustained in the accident and how best to maximise recoverable damages.