Medical & Dental Experts Training Workshop
25 September 2014
Date: Thursday 25 September 2014
Venue: Riddel Hall, Stranmillis Rd, Belfast, BT9 5EE
Time: Registration and lunch from 1.30pm for a 2.00pm start until 6.30pm.
Cost: There is no charge for this event.
MPS and DPL, in conjunction with Carson McDowell LLP, would like to invite you to an Experts Training Workshop in Belfast.
The Medical Protection Society is the world’s leading protection organisation for doctors, dentists and healthcare professionals. We protect and support the professional interests of more than 290,000 members around the world and have a strong presence in Northern Ireland. Our benefits include access to indemnity, expert advice and peace of mind.
To assist in protecting the interests of our members, we require independent expert opinion from both general medical and dental practitioners, as well as specialists in a range of disciplines.
The workshop will provide a practical insight into how the report of an expert is interpreted by solicitors and used throughout the legal process and will cover:
- Guidance on the legal principles which an expert must be aware of before preparing a report;
- Practical guidance on writing expert reports for use in both claims and disciplinary/regulatory matters;
- Understanding the different standards and approaches in civil and disciplinary/regulatory proceedings;
- Court procedure in Northern Ireland and how this impacts on expert evidence;
- Meetings of experts in both claims and regulatory matters; and
- Giving evidence in chief and under cross-examination.
The workshop will comprise presentations and role-play by solicitors and barristers who are involved in dealing with MPS and DPL cases in Northern Ireland.
The Medical Protection Society Limited. A company limited by guarantee. Registered in England No. 36142 at 33 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0PS. MPS is not an insurance company. All the benefits of membership of MPS are discretionary as set out in the Memorandum and Articles of Association.A light buffet lunch will be served on arrival at 1.30pm and the event will end with a drinks reception from 6.00pm – 6.30pm.
If you would like to attend please contact Stephen Maguire via email at [email protected] or call 028 9024 8815. For more information about the workshop visit www.mps.org.uk or www.dentalprotection.org.
Payment can be made via cheque payable to ‘Carson McDowell LLP’ and posted to: Stephen Maguire, Carson McDowell LLP, Murray House, Murray Street, Belfast, BT1 6DN.
To download a copy of the flier for this event please click here.
The Medical Protection Society Limited. A company limited by guarantee. Registered in England No. 36142 at 33 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0PS. MPS is not an insurance company. All the benefits of membership of MPS are discretionary as set out in the Memorandum and Articles of Association.