Founded in 1956

Medico-Legal Society of Ireland

Programme for the 55th Session: 2010 - 2011

  • Thursday, October 28, 2010
  • Wednesday, June 08, 2011
  • Medico-Legal Society of Ireland
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Thursday 28th October 2010

H.E. Mary McAleese, President of Ireland 

President McAleese's Visit October 2010



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Thursday 25th November 2010

” When Does Life Begin? The Frozen Embryo Case” 

The Hon. Mr Justice Gerard Hogan S.C. 

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Thursday 27th January 2011

” The Presidential Address” 

Mr Dermot Manning B.L. 

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Thursday 24th February 2011

” The Pill , Fifty Years On” 

Dr Mary Short 

Specialist in Women’s Medicine 

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March 2011

”Children – Medical and Legal Issues”

Joint Meeting with Northern Ireland Medico-Legal Society 

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Saturday 28th May 2011

Annual Maytime Dinner at the Kildare St and University Club 

Annual May Dinner 2011

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Wednesday 8th of June

Annual General Meeting June 2011 
Albert Theatre, 6:30pm 
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland 
123, St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2 
AGM June 2011

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"Occupational Safety and Health: Medicine and the Law"

5 CPD Points - ICGP, CPsychI, RCPI

8:45-9:15 Registration (Tea/coffee)

MORNING SESSION Chair: Mr Justice Peter Kelly, President of the High Court

9:15-9:30 Welcome: Ms Liz Doyle Fleming, President, Medico-Legal Society of Ireland

9:30-9:55 Leadership and Resilience in the Professions

Prof Ciaran O’Boyle, RCSI

9:55-10:20 Mental Health Issues in the Professions

Dr James Anderson, NHS Practitioner Programme, London

10:20-10:45 Health and Wellbeing Support in the Legal Profession

Ms Mary B Jackson, LawCare UK

10:45-11:10 COFFEE/TEA BREAK

11:10-11:35 Practical and Medico-Legal Aspects of Occupational Health Assessments

Dr Robert Ryan, Partner, Medmark

11:35-12:00 Actionable Injury in Employment Litigation

Ms Marguerite Bolger SC

12:00-12:25 Medical Expert Evidence in Employment Litigation – the Medical Perspective

Dr Damian Mohan, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist & Senior Lecturer, TCD

12:25-12:50 Medical Expert Evidence in Employment Litigation – the Legal Perspective

Mr Ian O’ Herlihy, Partner, Mason Hayes & Curran, Solicitors

12:50-1:00 Panel Discussion

1:00-2:00 LUNCH

AFTERNOON SESSION Chair: Prof Denis Cusack, Forensic and Legal Medicine

2:00-4.00 Workshop 1 Key Issues in Workplace Risk Assessment

Prof. Anne Drummond, UCD

Workshop 2 Red Flags for Burnout

Dr Blanaid Hayes, Beaumont Hospital

Workshop 3 Grievance in the Workplace: Pathways to Resolution

Eversheds Sutherland

Workshop 4 Practitioner Health Matters Programme -Doctors in Difficulty

Dr Íde Delargy, GP, Clinical Lead

4:00-4:15 Plenary Session and Close


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