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AGM followed by Mental Health, Moral Injury and the Case of Marine A (originally convicted of murder)
Professor Neil Greenberg, Professor of Defence Mental Health, King’s College London
The presentation will provide a brief overview of the mental health of the UK Armed Forces, a discussion of the concept of moral injury and will then outline the salient facts of the case of Marine A who was the first UK service person to be convicted of Murder whilst deployed on military operations outside of the UK.
Dr Murray Earle, Senior Teaching Fellow in Medical Law, The University of Edinburgh
The movement of medical personnel to and from the UK post-Brexit, under the regulatory powers in the UK Withdrawal Act, and vis-a-vis options open to Third Countries generally, and more specifically what the EU might be able to offer the UK.
John Coughlan QC, No.5 Barristers Chambers
John will explore the conceptual foundations of the principles of factual and legal causation applied in practice every day. He will explain and assess the legal tools and devices to be deployed in the medicolegal context, touching on cases involving successive tortfeasors, multiple causes, increased risk of harm and the proper role of the doctrine of material contribution.
Mr Demetrius Evriviades, Consultant Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust
Recent conflicts in the Middle East have led to considerable improvements in medical care and rehabilitation of amputees. This talk will review recent developments and future directions.
Simon Hammond, Director of Claims Management, NHS Resolution
With the introduction of new indemnity schemes for General Practice and in response to the challenges of the global pandemic, NHS Resolution’s remit has altered significantly over the last two years. The talk will reflect on the challenges and opportunities this has presented and how NHS Resolution has responded.
Dr Jaimin Patel, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Major surgery is common and outcomes are excellent. However a small proportion of patients die following surgery. This presentation will cover why patients die following major surgery and how we risk stratify patients to mitigate this risk.