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Categories:
Clinical Negligence
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This CPDcast aims to ensure that legal practitioners are familiar with recent developments in the area of clinical negligence.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the current legal landscape in which clinical negligence finds itself;
  • Possess an overview of the Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Act 2015;
  • Know what the duty of candour involves;
  • Understand recent development in relation to informed consent;
  • Possess an overview in the area of secondary victims and hospitals;
  • Be aware of developments in respect of quantum;
  • Be aware of developments in respect of capacity and approval;
  • Understand recent developments in the area of inquests.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Introduction
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
Sources and References:
  • Social Action Responsibility and Heroism Act ;
  • Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 ;
  • Montgomery –v- Lanarkshire Health Board [2015] UKSC 11;
  • Laughton –v- Shalaby [2014] EWCA Civ 1450;
  • Alcock –v- The Chief Constable of South Yorkshire [1992] 1 AC 310;
  • Shorter –v- Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust [2015] EWHC 614 (QB);
  • Liverpool’s Women’s Hospital NHS Trust v Edward Ronayne [2015] EWCA Civ 588 CA;
  • Wild –v- Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2014] EWHC 4053;
  • Eva Rose Totham v King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2015] EWHC 97 (QB);
  • Croke (minor) v Wiseman [1982] 1 WLR 71;
  • Dunhill v Burgin [2014] UKSC 18;
  • JX MX v Dartford & Gravesham NHS Trust [2015] EWCA Civ 96;
  • Guidance on Conclusions: Short Form and Narrative ;
  • Lynch v Chief Constable of Warwickshire Police, Warwickshire County Council and Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust.
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In this CPDcast, James Weston, a barrister at 7 Bedford Row, looks at recent developments in the area of clinical negligence, focusing on the Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Act 2015, the duty of candour and informed consent. James then be analyses recently litigated secondary victim claims, ‘bad character’, developments in quantum, capacity and approval, and inquests.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD hour for barristers at the Bar of England and Wales.

This course (podcast plus test) is accredited with 1 CPD point (0.5 for the podcast and 0.5 for completion of the test) for solicitors and legal professionals.

Podcast Length: 29:55

Date Recorded: 8th July 2015

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