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Risk Management and Medico–Legal Issues in Women’s Health Care

Start: 14/06/2021 08:30
End: 15/06/2021 17:00

Location: RCOG

This two-day meeting aims to bring together professionals from healthcare, risk management and legal backgrounds with an interest in patient safety in women’s healthcare.

Principles of risk management, complaints, incident investigation and litigation in healthcare will be explored. There will be ample opportunities for discussion and networking.

Day 1 will cover general principles, management and sequelae of incident investigation that will be relevant across women’s healthcare.

Day 2 will provide the opportunity for break-out sessions to attend relevant workshops,  a topical debate and recent case-law updates from NHS Resolution.

This meeting will consolidate knowledge and stimulate ideas to further advance safe care in women’s healthcare.

Learning objectives

  • Review the challenges and best practice in the areas of Risk Management and Medico- Legal Issues in O&G
  • Garner insight into the Coroners’ process
  • Topical case law updates relevant to O&G
  • Attend workshops relevant to your area of interest
  • Network with practitioners from a multitude of backgrounds to share ideas and best practice for improving safety in women’s healthcare

Who should attend

  • Consultants in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Neonatology, Obstetric Anaesthesia
  • Midwives
  • Trainees with an interest in patient safety
  • Risk managers
  • Trust legal teams
  • Clinical negligence specialist lawyers

Course Organiser

Dr Jyoti Sidhu MRCOG, London

Course Co-organisers

Professor Tim Draycott FRCOG, Bristol  

Dr Denise Chaffer

Honorary Co-Directors of Conferences

Mr Philip Toozs-Hobson FRCOG, Birmingham        

Mr Andrew Sizer FRCOG, Shrewsbury


This event is not open for booking, should you wish to be notified when bookings are open, please email your interest to, stating the name of the course on the email.

For any queries, please contact:

Kim Jackson – Events Co-ordinator

For any queries regarding sponsorship and exhibition, please contact:

Natasha Breckwoldt – Sponsorship and Exhibitions Lead