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Mediation in NHS cases – Getting it right for the Claimant and Trust event

Mediation in NHS cases – Getting it right for the Claimant and Trust event

Online event

Event details:

Date: to

Time: 14:00-13:00

Cost to attend: Free

Organiser: CEDR. Conference places are free for NHS Resolution employees and members of NHS Resolution’s indemnity schemes, to apply for a place please email events@cedr.com.

Event theme(s): Claims, Negligence

Event type: Event

Event location:

About this event

An online conference:

• for practitioners acting on clinical negligence and personal injury claims against the NHS which aims to:

• share experience and techniques to help improve claimants’ experience of mediations with NHS Resolution and

• provide a total of six hours Continuing Professional Development

Monday 27 September 2021, 2pm-5.30pm – Sir Robert Francis, Chair of Healthwatch England will make the keynote speech for this half-day.

Tuesday 28 September 2021, 9am-12.30am – Julienne Vernon, Solicitor, Head of Dispute Resolution and Quality, NHS Resolution will make the keynote speech for this half-day and Peter Walsh, Chief Executive, AvMA will make the concluding remarks.

The conference is presented by CEDR and Trust Mediation, in partnership with NHS Resolution.

Conference places are free for NHS Resolution employees and members of NHS Resolution’s indemnity schemes, to apply for a place please email events@cedr.com.

Tickets will go on sale at £25.00 for both dates together for members of AvMA, APIL, SCIL, PIBA and Legal Expenses Insurers’ representatives and £75.00 for others.

For any queries please email mycedr@cedr.com or Registrar@TrustMediation.org.uk.

Conference Programme
Day One (PM) Monday, 27 September 2021
2 – 2.05pm: Introduction to Day One by Tim Wallis, Chair, Trust Mediation

2 – 2.35pm: Key Note Speaker – Sir Robert Francis, Chair of Healthwatch England

2.35 – 3.30pm: Making the Most of Mediation: online and face to face – a guide for both claimant and defendant advocates – with Heather Allen and Frances McCarthy

(15 minute break)

3.45-4.45pm: Conference Festival sessions – delegate choice of the following (the choice is repeated tomorrow)

  • Mediating cases involving fraud or dishonesty – with Neil Goodrum and Phil Hesketh.
  • Mediating NHS complex care cases – with Andrew Hannam and Dr Chris Danbury.
  • Apologies and other personal issues – with Fiona Colquhoun, Brian Dawson, and Bev Hunt, RGN RM MSc, Safety and Learning Lead, Mediation, NHS Resolution.
  • Costs Mediation – delivered by Costs Experts from Colin Campbell, Costs ADR and Chris Shaw, St Johns Buildings.

4.45-5.30pm: Critical Mediation Case Law Round-up with Tony Allen and Tim Wallis

Conference Programme
Day Two (AM) Tuesday, 28 September
9-9.05am: Introduction to Day Two by Lauren McGuirl, Director of Commercial Mediation, CEDR

9.05-9.30am: Key Note Speaker – Julienne Vernon, NHS Resolution

9.30-10.30pm: Mediation, ATEs and CFAs – unlikely bedfellows and how they impact outcomes. Andrea Barnes, Richard Schaverien and Peter Morgan, Temple Legal Protection

(15 minute break)

10.45-11.45pm: Conference Festival sessions – delegate choice of the following (repeated 27th)

  • Mediating cases involving fraud or dishonesty – with Neil Goodrum and Phil Hesketh.
  • Mediating NHS complex care cases – with Andrew Hannam and Dr Chris Danbury.
  • Apologies and other personal issues – with Fiona Colquhoun, Brian Dawson, and Bev Hunt, RGN RM MSc, Safety and Learning Lead, Mediation, NHS Resolution.
  • Costs Mediation – delivered by Costs Experts from Colin Campbell, Costs ADR and Chris Shaw, St Johns Buildings.

11.45-12.40pm: JSMs and Mediations – Using the Right Tool for the Case – with Alan Jacobs and James Watson QC

12.40-1pm: Special Remarks – Peter Walsh, Chief Executive, AvMA

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