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Programme 2017–2018

Event Implications of the Germanwings disaster in the UK
Date 12 April 2018
Speaker Dr Elizabeth Wilkinson, Head of BA Health Services

Event Intensive Care – a haven of last resort or a highly selective treatment option
Date 10 May 2018
Speaker Dr Ganesh Suntharalingam, Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and Anaesthesia

Event Annual Dinner 2018
Date 21 May 2018
Location Apothecaries Hall
Speaker The toast to “Medicine” will be proposed by Rosalind Wright CB QC, Chairman of the Fraud Advisory Panel and former director of the Serious Fraud Office

The toast to “The Law” will be proposed by Dr David J Wright, Consultant and Reader in Medical Microbiology at Imperial College

Event Death and rebirth of the Autopsy
Date 14 June 2018
Speaker Professor Ian Roberts

The full programme for 2018-2019 will be published in due course. The initial meeting is expected to take place on Thursday 13th October 2018 and, unless otherwise announced, will be an address by the incoming President of the Society, Sir Robert Francis QC.

Attendance at meetings is limited to Members of the Society and their guests. However, if you would like to come to one meeting as a “Taster” before joining, please contact the secretary Sandra Marcantonio at or any other member of the Society’s Council.

Membership is open to anyone interested in Medico-Legal matters. For membership details, see here. Students are welcome and may join at a reduced subscription.

With the exception of the Annual Dinner, or unless otherwise stated, all meetings take place at 7 pm at:

The Medical Society of London
Lettsom House
11 Chandos Street
Cavendish Square

See below for a map.

Meetings are followed by a drinks reception.

If you have any queries, please contact us.