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Risk Management and Medico-Legal Issues in Women's Health Care

Start: 25/05/2017 08:50
End: 26/05/2017 16:30

Location: RCOG
Programme: Risk Management and Medico-Legal Issues in Women's Health Care - May 2017.pdf

Joint RCOG/ENTER meeting


The meeting provides a forum for learning the basics of healthcare risk management, learning from patient safety incidents and sharing good practice. Participants in past meetings have come from across the UK, Europe, Africa, Australia, and Canada.

The programme is based on the RADICAL framework for healthcare risk management. The breakout sessions will use interactive approaches and clinical scenarios to promote understanding of patient safety.

During this conference you will have ample opportunity to network with colleagues in safety and quality improvement, and to develop ideas for research and innovation.

Who should attend?

  • All Consultants and Trainees in obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Academic research staff
  • Clinical governance leads, including risk managers and claims/complaints managers
  • Midwives and nurses
  • SAS Doctors
  • Solicitors

Learning objectives

  • Gain familiarity with theoretical foundations and practical problems relating to risk management
  • Cover aspects relating to clinical governance in the RCOG core curriculum
  • Acquire knowledge relevant to a leadership role in clinical governance
  • Acquire knowledge of some UK laws pertinent to clinical practice
  • Pick up numerous tips for safe clinical practice

Course Organiser

Mr Leroy Edozien LLB FRCOG, Manchester

Honorary Director of Conferences

Mr Nick Panay MRCOG, London

Course fees

The registration fee (inclusive of online discount and VAT at 20%) for this event is:

  • Standard rate: £525.00
  • Fellow, Member and Associate rate: £470.00
  • Trainee rate: £420.00
  • Midwife rate: £100.00 

We will automatically allocate you a rate based on the information we hold about you in our database. 

How to book

  • Sign into the RCOG website or create your account here – you need to be registered with the RCOG website to book on to an event
  • Check that your card billing address is listed in ‘My account’ > ‘My details’ > ‘Addresses’, as you will need this in order to complete your booking
  • Check that your details are correct in ‘My account’ > ‘My details’ > ‘Career stage’, as we will use this to calculate your registration fee
  • Return to this page
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the page to find the booking form, which will appear once you are logged in

Alternatively, you can book using the postal booking form (PDF, 389 kb) although if you book using this method you will not receive the online discount. 

If you would like your hospital or trust to be invoiced for your place, please read the events FAQs for further details.

For any queries regarding registration, please contact Jocelyn Harrold:

For any queries regarding sponsorship and exhibition, please contact Robert Jackman:

For any other queries, please contact Kim Helm:

Safe Obstetric Systems is a women's health company that designs and develops innovative and clinically effective obstetric products for use in emergency obstetrics. These products are specifically designed to reduce risk associated with childbirth and to make childbirth a safer and better experience for the mother and baby. Our mission is to, “Make Childbirth Safer”.

The ‘Fetal Pillow’ is a unique medical device designed to increase safety for both mother and baby in emergency caesarean sections with a deeply engaged head making a difficult delivery easier, quicker resulting in less trauma and adverse outcomes.

In 2017 we plan to launch our second product which will seek to build on our innovative approach in developing solutions to make emergency obstetrics and childbirth safer.


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