Legal & Ethical - Adverse Outcomes - Case Review on the ICU

The ICS Legal and Ethical Group have created an expert programme focusing on the important topic of death in ICU

The ICS Legal and Ethical Group have created an expert programme focusing on the important topic of death in ICU. Join this one-day event to improve your knowledge of how to manage this fundamental part of your work.

The day will include sessions to:

  • Increase your knowledge of the essential processes for clinical case review after death
  • Understand further the role of the coroner and medical examiner
  • Learn how clinical teams can support the coronial process and avoid mistakes
  • Gain an appreciation of legal risk in the ICU and how it might be mitigated
  • Understand the role of the court of protection in decision making for incapacitated patients, with particular focus on the family and public perspective
  • Hear from experts regarding second opinions 

Programme details below from 9.20am:

Title of Talk

Faculty

General introduction to the day

 

Dan Harvey

It’s all about ME!  Observing trends in referrals to the coroner

Nina Lewis

What we have learnt from the last few years of having MEs – Coroner & ME views

Heidi Connor & Thearina de Beer

Differing standards: the many different investigations into one adverse outcome – how to navigate this

Rob Tobin

Coffee

 

Panel Q&A - external review of death: suitable for patients, families & doctors?

Helena Durham

Dan Harvey

Thearina de Beer

Lunch

 

Keynote talk – doctors, families and the courts

Celia Kitzinger

The family view – patient voices in death review

 

Celia Kitzinger

Dan Harvey

Discussion Tea

All

Second guessing?  Expert and second opinions on the ICU

Chris Danbury

Q&A

 

Summary and close

Dan Harvey & Thearina de Beer

Speakers

Chris Danbury

Chris Danbury

Consultant Intensive Care Physician , University Hospital, Southampton

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Thearina de Beer

Thearina de Beer

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Helena  Durham

Helena Durham

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Dan Harvey

Dan Harvey

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Jenny  Kitzinger

Jenny Kitzinger

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Nina Lewis

Nina Lewis

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Rob Tobin

Rob Tobin

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