PROGRAMME for 2023-2024
|Thursday 12 October, 2023||Dr Simon Wilson, MA FRCPsych, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist
|The Fixed Threat Assessment Centre|
|Thursday 9 November, 2023||Dr Vassilios Hurmusiadis BEng, MA, PhD, and
Mr Kevin Sherman MA (Cantab) BM BCh (Oxon) FRCS MEd PhD
|Simulation-based training in cardiology | The role of simulation and AI in medical education|
|Thursday 14 December, 2023||Mr. David Sellu MSc, ChM, FRCS, FRCSEd.,
former Honorary Consultant Surgeon at St Mark’s Hospital, London.
|When Things Go Wrong – Consent, Manslaughter and Gross Clinical Negligence|
|Thursday 11 January, 2024||Dr Jonathan Leach OBE, FRCGP, GP and Associate Medical Director NHS England||General Medical Practice: Is there a future?|
|Thursday 8 February, 2024||Ms Tamzin Cuming FRCS (Gen Surg) MEd, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Homerton University Hospital, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London, Chair, Women in Surgery Forum, Royal College of Surgeons of England, Co-Lead, Working Party on Sexual Misconduct in Surgery
|Sexual Misconduct in Surgery. What Can Be Done?|
|Thursday 14 March, 2024||Dr Michael Powers KC, BSc, MB, BS, DA, FFFLM, LLD (Hon)||Medicine and Law – A view from both sides|
|Thursday 11 April, 2024||Prof Rachael Mulheron KC (Hon) B.Com, LLB (Hons), LLM (Advanced) (UQ), D.Phil (Oxon)||Secondary Victims Liability in Medical Negligence: Ring-fenced or Unfenced?|
|Thursday 9 May, 2024||Mr Philip Havers KC||Patient confidentiality – existing principles and unusual circumstances
|Thursday 13 June, 2024||Samantha Prosser, Solicitor, Managing Associate at Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP||Whistleblowing in the NHS – how to best protect oneself from the costs and consequences?|
PROGRAMME for 2022-2023
ALL MEETINGS AT THE MEDICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON unless otherwise stated
but meetings will also be relayed via Zoom and recordings made available
Simon Readhead K.C., M.A., B.C.L
Thursday, October 13, 2022
Medicine and Law – Little Territory in Common.
|Dr Derek Tracy, Medical Director, West London NHS Trust
Senior Lecturer, King’s College London & University College London
|ONLINE ONLY VIA ZOOM
Thursday, November 10, 2022
|Malingering: are doctors exceeding the evidence?|
Professor Marian Knight MA, MBChB, MPH, DPhil, FFPH, FRCPE
Thursday, December 8, 2022
Excess maternal mortality BAME women
|Professor Neil Greenberg Professor of Defence Mental Health
|Thursday, January 12, 2023||Adjustment disorder, moral injury and the Case of Marine ”A”|
|Dr Gabrielle Pendlebury, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
|Thursday, February 9, 2023||County Lines|
|Sir Liam Joseph Donaldson FRCSE FRCP FRCPE FMedSci FRCA. Former Chief Medical Officer for England
|Thursday, March 9, 2023||Vaccines and Geopolitics|
|Professor Mike Tipton MBE, FTPS
Professor of Human & Applied Physiology
|Thursday, April 13, 2023||Extreme environmental physiology in the dock|
|Baroness Cumberlege CBE DL
|Thursday, May 11, 2023||“First do no harm” – Primodos, sodium valproate and surgical mesh|
|Dr Christine Tomkins
BSC(Hons) MBChB(Hons) DO FRCS FRCOphth FRCP MBA
|Thursday, June 8, 2023||Tales of the Unexpected – 36 years of Medical Defence|
ANNUAL DINNER 2023 – Apothecaries’ Hall Monday 19 June 2023
For further details of the event, the speakers and to book your place, please see here.
Proposing the toast to Medicine: Mr. James Badenoch KC
James Badenoch was a Deputy High Court Judge, a President of the Mental Health Review Tribunal, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, Chairman Emeritus of the Expert Witness Institute and a Recorder of the Crown Court
Proposing the toast to The Law: Mr. David Badenoch DM, MCh, FEBU, FRCS(Urol).
David Badenoch was a consultant urological surgeon to St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, the Royal London Hospital and the King Edward VII Hospital for Officers. He is a Past President of the Section of Urology at the Royal Society of Medicine and was formerly a member of the Council of the Medical Defence Union
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 Evelyn Palmer 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
11 Chandos Street
See below for a map.
Meetings are followed by a drinks reception.
If you have any queries, please contact us.