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Programme 2020–2021

IMPORTANT NOTICE – CORONAVIRUS – future meetings and events 

Until it is possible to resume meetings at the Medical Society of London, meetings will be held online via ZOOM 

Please visit this page before attending any event.

NOTE – ANNUAL DINNER ON 21 JUNE CANCELLED DUE TO UNCERTAINTY ABOUT COVID-19 REGULATIONS

 

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Presidential Address:  Expert Witnesses Past Present & Future

8th October 2020

Professor Harry Zeitlin

 

 

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The Consequences of Torture

12th November 2020

Dr Margaret Brearley

 

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Medicines and Murder

10th December 2020

Professor Robin Ferner, Honorary Consultant Physician and Clinical Pharmacologist at City Hospital Birmingham, and Honorary Consultant at the West Midlands Centre for Adverse Drug Reactions.

 

 

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Medical Legal Considerations in Premier League Football

14th January 2021 STARTING AT 6pm NOT  7pm

Dr Gary O’Driscoll, Head of Sports Medicine, Arsenal Football Club

 

 

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What is a Pandemic?

11th February 2021

Dr Nathalie MacDermott, NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer

King’s College London

 

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Managing pandemics: –  What we have to learn from the work of Austin Bradford Hill

11th March 2021

Professor Sir Anthony Newman Taylor, President’s Envoy for Health at Imperial College London and former Director of Research and Development for the National Heart and Lung Institute

 

 

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Rumours, Myths and Realities

8th April 2021

Jeremy Chipperfield, HM Coroner for County Durham & Darlington

 

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The Medicolegal Implications of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).

13th May 2021

Dr Christopher A. Jenner   MB BS, FRCA, FFPMRCA, Consultant in Pain Medicine, Imperial Healthcare NHS Trust, London, Director, Medicolegal Partners Limited, Medical Director, London Pain Clinic, 9 Harley Street, London, W1G 9QY

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The Importance of a transparently independent & professional investigation when things have gone wrong or accusations made

10th June 2021

Tom Kark QC, QEB Hollis Whitman Chambers

 

 

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Annual Dinner: CANCELLED

21 June 2021

 

ADVANCE NOTICE:

On 14th October 2021 and in the hope meetings in person at the Medical Society of London can be resumed, our first meeting of 2021/2022 will celebrate the 120th anniversary of the Society’s foundation in 1901

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 [email protected] 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
London
W1G 9EB

See below for a map.

Meetings are followed by a drinks reception.

If you have any queries, please contact us.

 

 

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