27th September 2019

 

PROGRAMME PREVIEW 2019

 

Keynote Speaker: The Hon Mr Justice Robin Spencer

 

 

Plenary Sessions – to include

 

Trauma

“The complexities of nerve and chest injuries”

 

Mr Aman Coonar, Consultant Surgeon

Chest injuries

 

Tom Quick, Consultant Surgeon

Brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries

 

 

 

Surveillance

 

Chair Patricia Hitchcock QC

 

““Privacy in litigation - surveillance, social media and recordings of expert appointments”

 

Marcus Grant, Barrister, Temple Garden Chambers

 

Dr Gaby Parker, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist

 

 

 

Pain

Chair Dr Jon Valentine

 

Whither CRPS?

 

‘CRPS-what are we talking about?'

Dr Rajesh Munglani, Pain Medicine Consultant

 

 

Fibromyalgia and CRPS - very recent evidential breakthroughs about causes and diagnoses, with medico-legal implications

Dr Andreas Goebel, Hon.  Consultant in Pain Medicine, The Walton Centre, Liverpool

 

Origins, Diagnosis and Prognosis of CRPS: can we integrate medical, psychiatric and behavioural perspectives?"

Professor George Ikkos, Consultant Psychiatrist

 

Medico-legal implications of the diagnostic debate

Pankaj Madan, Barrister, 12 King’s Bench Walk

 

 

Psychiatry

Somatic Symptom Disorders: definitions, causation and prognosis

Dr Michael Spencer, Consultant Psychiatrist

 

Paul Mallett, Consultant Psychiatrist

 

 

Legal

 

Chair: Stuart McKechnie QC, Barrister, 9 Gough Square

 

What are the implications of Darnley v Croydon Healthcare Services?

Deborah Blythe, Partner, Head of Clinical Negligence, Russell Cooke

 

“Another year of expert evidence: gold stars and the naughty step”

Julian Benson, Guildhall Chambers