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Emergency medicine in the spotlight

Emergency medicine in the spotlight


Event details:


Time: 9.15 AM - 12.15 PM

Cost to attend: Free

Organiser: Kennedys Law

Event theme(s): Emergency department

Event type: Panel event

Event location:

35 Newhall Street
B3 3PU

About this event

This event is being organised by one of our legal panel firms, Kennedys.

Kennedys are delighted to be holding our claims and learning forum in Birmingham on Wednesday 4 December 2019.

Guest speakers:

Dr Freya Levy, Consultant at Stepping Hill Hospital currently seconded to NHS Resolution as a Clinical Fellow.

Dr Freya Levy is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport and a Fellow of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine. Freya is currently undertaking a year-long secondment to NHS Resolution as a Clinical Fellow.

Dr Levy has been a Consultant at Stepping Hill Hospital for the last 13 years, and has provided clinical leadership and supervision within the multidisciplinary team, and held departmental lead roles in Audit, Quality and Safety and Mortality Review.

In 2017/18 the greatest number of claims received across all clinical negligence schemes relate to Emergency Medicine. Freya joined the Safety and Learning team at NHS Resolution to examine a set of these claims in detail and identify themes to improve care and reduce harm in this area.

Simeon Maskrey QC, Barrister at Seven Bedford Row

Simeon Maskrey QC is widely recognised as an outstanding silk in clinical negligence, personal injury and product liability cases. His expertise across all aspects of medical jurisprudence means that he is also instructed in public law and coroners’ court cases involving challenging medical issues.

Simeon has vast experience in clinical negligence actions, particularly those involving catastrophic injury and complex causation issues. Trials have involved all aspects of birth and neonatal injury and include decision to delivery intervals, neonatal resuscitation, CTG interpretation and kernicterus.

Simeon has been instructed in many of the vaccine damage and drug related multiparty actions and helped achieve a successful settlement in one of the leading metal-on-metal prosthetic hip failure group actions.

He is highly experienced and has represented both Claimants and Defendants in some of the leading cases that have proceeded to both the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.

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