The Public Health System and Treatment Liability Claims: Practical Issues for Lawyers on both sides

Course Info

Price
$149.00

CPD Points 1.5

Competency
  • C4: Substantive Law (1.5)

Courses by this Author

The governance of public hospitals raises a unique set of issues for parties on both sides of medical treatment liability claims. What to do when a claimant is also an active patient in the public health system? How to request medical documents? And how do common law and the Civil Liability Act defences interact in the most recent cases? Some of these points are canvassed in this practical session for lawyers acting for and against public health facilities in WA.

Author Profiles

The Public Health System and Treatment Liability Claims: Practical Issues for Lawyers on both sides

Dr Lu is a partner of HBA Legal, where he heads the medical and health law practice, and teaches and writes on aspects of health law policy, civil liability and vocational regulation.

View modules
The Public Health System and Treatment Liability Claims: Practical Issues for Lawyers on both sides

Denise has four decades’ experience supporting the health and aged care sector as a nurse, charge nurse, midwife, health administrator and now as a solicitor with HBA Legal.

View modules

Course Summary

The governance of public hospitals raises a unique set of issues for parties on both sides of medical treatment liability claims. What to do when a claimant is also an active patient in the public health system? How to request medical documents? And how do common law and the Civil Liability Act defences interact in the most recent cases? Some of these points are canvassed in this practical session for lawyers acting for and against public health facilities in WA.

Course Details