Medico-Legal Masterclass 5 - Working as a medico-legal expert
|Timings||2:00 PM - 4:30 PM|
|CPD||One CPD point per hour of training subject to peer approval|
|Masterclass 5 - Consultant Fee||£60.00|
|Masterclass 5 - SAS/Higher Trainee/Retired/Sub Fee||£45.00|
|Masterclass 5 - Core Trainee/FY/Medical Student Fee||£30.00|
|Masterclass 5 - Non Member Fee||£80.00|
Medico-Legal Masterclass 5 - Working as a medico-legal expert (09/03/2023 - 2pm to 4.30pm)
Topics to include:
- What is an expert witness?
- What sorts of cases do experts get involved in?
- What are the rules governing expert practice?
- How do you get started?
- Getting instructed
- Collecting and analysing the evidence
- Writing a report
- Answering questions
- Expert joint statements
- Appearing in Court
- Business matters
- CPD and appraisal
- Useful resources
Masterclasses can be booked individually, or as a full series booking (7-sessions) with a 10% discount. For more information, please contact Michael Jamieson.
Dr Hugh Series is a consultant old psychiatrist at Oxford Health NHS FT, a member of the Law Faculty in the University of Oxford, and a medical member of the First Tier Tribunal (mental health). He divides his time between NHS work, sitting on mental health tribunal panels, and preparing reports for courts and other types of medicolegal work.
He trained in Oxford and London, with periods of research at the Karolinska Institute and Johns Hopkins University leading to a DM degree, before returning to Oxford to complete his training in psychiatry. He has worked as a consultant since 1995. In 2012 he completed an LLM at Cardiff University. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and has held a number of roles there including Chair of South Eastern Division from 2012 to 2017. He was an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry at Oxford from 1991 to 2014.
He regularly lectures and teaches on medico-legal matters and has published over 50 papers and book chapters. He writes a large number of reports every year for medico-legal purposes.
This webinar will be via Zoom. Please ensure that your system allows you to use Zoom when booking the event
A joining link will be sent approximately one week before the event. This event will be recorded and delegates will have individual access to the recording.
Terms and conditions
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For further information, please contact:
Contact Name: Michael Jamieson
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Medico-Legal Masterclass 3 - Medico-legal issues in CAMHS10Nov
Medico-Legal Masterclass 2 - Doing a good Mental Health Act assessment06Oct
Medico-Legal Masterclass 4 - CTO vs extended s.17: which to use?02Feb
Medico-Legal Masterclass 6 - Tribunal reports and hearings20Apr
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