Founded in 1956

Medico-Legal Society of Ireland

CPD lecture and Programme Launch & Reception

  • Thursday, September 22, 2016
  • 7:00 PM
  • Kildare Street & University Club, 17 St Stephens Green, Dublin 2

Topic: Sudden Cardiac Death: 'Prevention and the Law'

Presenter: Dr Joseph Galvin, Consultant Cardiologist, Mater Private Hospital.

Venue: Kildare Street & University Club, 17 St Stephens Green, Dublin 2

Date: Thursday, 22nd September 2016 @ 7pm

We will also officially launch the 61st Session Programme on the 22nd September with a wine and canape reception.

This year the Programme of Events for the 61st Session will be unveiled at the launch and you will receive a printed copy of the Programme by post (together with the annual subscription renewal form) after the official launch, in addition to receiving a copy at the launch for those in attendance.

We encourage you to support your Society and attend the launch (and CPD lecture) on the 22nd and to bring guest(s) who may be interested in the Society or who have expressed an interest in joining the Society. As the wine and canape Reception is complimentary, it is not necessary to book your (& guest(s)) attendance in advance. There is no dinner planned after the lecture on this date, 22nd Sept 16.

The following is the full list of Programme dates for your diary:

1.Thursday,22nd September 2016 - CPD lecture and Programme Launch & Reception

2.Thursday, 27th October 2016 - CPD lecture & dinner

3.Thursday, 24th November 2016 - CPD lecture & dinner

- December 2016 - No ordinary meeting - Council Meeting

- January 2017 - No ordinary meeting (Preparations/bookings for Academic Day)

4. Saturday, 04th February 2017 - Academic Day, Dublin Castle

5. Thursday, 23rd March 2017 - CPD lecture & dinner

6. Thursday, 20th April 2017 - CPD lecture & dinner

7. Saturday 20th May 2017 Annual Maytime Gala Dinner - Toast to Law/Medicine

8. Thursday, 22nd June 2017 - CPD lecture and Annual General Meeting

The President, Officers and Council of the Society look forward to meeting you on the 22nd September and thank you in advance of your continuing support.

"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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