Clinical Negligence Legal Update 2019-20

A round-up of key legal developments in clinical negligence

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Course Overview

Delivered by clinical negligence barrister Aneurin Moloney of Hardwicke Chambers, this 20-minute webinar takes an in-depth look at 5 key judgments from 2019, including:

  •  The notable case of Diamond v Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust [2019], in which the Court of Appeal mistakenly applied the wrong test to the issue of the causal link between the surgeon’s failure to disclose material information and her physical injury
  •  The case of AXO v Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust [2019], in which Mrs Justice Yip considered the issue of causation; her conclusions reminding practitioners that whilst temporal proximity is a necessary requirement if causation is to be established, it cannot by itself establish a causal link.

The other cases considered during this invaluable update are:

  •  Mills v Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust [2019]
  •  Ollosson v Lee [2019]
  •  Marshall v Schembri [2019]

This course is It is suitable for experienced clinical negligence practitioners looking to stay up to date with important recent decisions, as well as those looking to learn more about this practice area.

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar, review the supporting documentation and complete the short quiz to test your legal knowledge
  • This course provides 0.5 CPD points

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will have a greater awareness of recent clinical negligence legal decisions and will understand the impact which these decisions may have on the advice which you to provide clients moving forwards.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for clinical negligence practitioners of all levels including paralegals, trainees and qualified solicitors


About Instructor - Aneurin Moloney

Aneurin specialises in clinical negligence and personal injury claims. His clinical negligence practice covers a wide range of medical disciplines. He is regularly instructed in claims arising out of delays in diagnosing cancer, delays in diagnosing neurological conditions (such as stroke and subarachnoid haemorrhage), surgical errors, and hospital acquired infections.

Aneurin’s clinical negligence practice is largely focussed on clinical negligence claims, and he is a specialist in this area.  His practice is predominantly claimant based, although he is also instructed on behalf of NHS Trusts and individual doctors.

Aneurin handles a wide variety of personal injury claims from fast track work to the higher courts. He has particular experience in stress at work cases, but is also instructed in road trac accidents, occupiers’ liability claims, and EL/PL claims. His clinical negligence experience makes Aneurin well placed to deal with complex causation and quantum issues.Aneurin is instructed in product liability claims, and has particular experience in claims arising from defective medical products.

He has recently been instructed as junior counsel (led by Jacqueline Perry QC) in a series of cases arising out of the use of polypropylene mesh in medical devices.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar

Supporting Documentation

  • Slides
    13 Page


  • Quiz


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