Clinical negligence: Update for clinicians & managers
This conference, which is Chaired by Simon Hammond, Director of Claims Management, NHS Resolution, will update clinicians and managers on clinical negligence with a particular focus on current issues and the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact on clinical negligence claims. Featuring leadings legal experts, NHS Resolution and experienced clinicians the event will provide an update on current claims the conference will discuss why patients litigate, The Coronavirus Act 2020 and Clinical Negligence Scheme for Coronavirus, responding to claims regarding COVID-19 and the implications of the coronavirus clinical negligence claims protocol. There will be an extended masterclass on trends in clinical negligence claims and responding to claims followed by an extended focus on Maternity Claims.
The conference will close with a case study on the advantages of bringing together complaints, claims and patients safety investigation, and practical experiences of coronavirus complaints and claims at an NHS Trust – including understanding the standard of care on which services should be judged, and a final session on supporting clinicians when a claim is made against them.