This training day will provide delegates with an indepth look at brain tumours including how they can be treated, neurosurgery, physical and psychological after effects and a legal update on quantum and causation issues in clinical negligence claims.
Delegates at our brain injury training events have commented:
- Excellent training on a very specific and relevant issue to our work
- Very interesting with excellent, knowledgable speakers
- Informative, interesting – very well run course. Experts were specialists in their field and made the seminar very interesting.
Who is the event for?
This event has been designed for claimant and defendant clinical negligence lawyers, case managers, therapists, insurers, barristers, health and social care professionals and charities who support those with a brain injury.
Accredited by APIL Training (5.5 hours Litigator/Senior Litigator).
Agenda for Brain tumours – brain injury training event
– Overview of brain tumours
This session will set the scene for the day, with John Goodden, Consultant Neurosurgeon at Leeds General Infirmary providing an overview of brain tumours.
– Misinterpretation of scans
This session, from Dr Daniel Birchall, Consultant Neuroradiologist at Neuroradiology Consulting will look at the misinterpretation of scans with case studies.
– Brain tumours – natural history and non-surgical treatment
Dr Catherine McBain, Consultant Clinical Oncologist will provide delegates with an overview of how a tumour develops and treatment available. It will also consider how delays in prognosis or mis-diagnosis will have an impact on the treatment that is available and therefore predicted outcomes.
– Brain tumours – surgery
John Goodden, Consultant Neurosurgeon at Leeds General Infirmary will provide a general overview of the principles of neurosurgery, decision making for treatment (surgery/approach/non-surgical treatments) and complications.
– After effects of brain tumours
Robin Grant, Consultant Neurologist at Western General Hospital, Edinburgh will discuss the physical after effects of a brain tumour and will be joined by Dr James Tonks, Consultant Neuropsychologist, Haven Psychology who will look at the psychological after effects of a brain tumour.
– The clinical negligence claim – specific issues arising in breach of duty, causation and quantum in brain tumour cases
Dr Simon Fox QC of Serjeants’ Inn will focus on:
- Material contribution
- Provisional damages
- Life expectancy
Brain tumours – brain injury training event pricing
Member law firm first place free
Member law firm additional places £105 + VAT
Case managers, health and social care professionals and charities £105 + VAT
All other delegates £210 + VAT
Price includes refreshments, lunch and course materials which will be available to download.
Accredited by APIL Training (5 hours Litigator/Senior Litigator)
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Brain Injury Group brain injury Brain tumours – brain injury training event Sponsors
With thanks to Nestor Partnership – sponsors of our brain injury training programme
Our partner in respect of financial and benefits advice is associate member, Nestor Partnership, an IFA that specialises in providing services to personal injury and clinical negligence legal practitioners and their clients.
With thanks to Voyage Care – sponsors of this Brain tumours – brain injury training event
Specialist brain injury rehabilitation support from Voyage Care providing holistic and individually tailored rehabilitation support pathways for adults with brain injuries in 18 rehabilitation services across the UK, as well as in transitional and step down properties, out in the community and in people’s own homes.