Past Events and Resources

Continuing Medical Education (CME) series – Hospitals, Doctors and Nurses: The law and ethics of responsibility.
Category : Seminars
Date : 30 Nov, 2018 - 01 Dec, 2018
Time : 30 Nov, 2018, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
01 Dec, 2018, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Venue : Academic Conference Room, 11/F, Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

About the Workshop:
This workshop is designed to introduce practicing physicians and other healthcare professionals, healthcare administrators and policymakers as well as any member of the public who attends the workshop to the law and ethics in relation to the responsibility of institutions (e.g. hospitals) for malpractice and the attribution of liability for the malpractice of others. In particular, the issue of doctors’ potential liability for the malpractice of other healthcare professionals (e.g. nurses) will be considered.

 Topics to be covered include:
1. Legal liability of institutions for malpractice (including the malpractice of others);
2. Legal liability of individuals for the malpractice of others;
3. Moral responsibility and institutions; and
4. Ethical duties to colleagues and professionalism.

PowerPoint Slides for the Lectures of Dr Lucy Frith:
30 November 2018: Click HERE
1 December 2018: Click HERE


Click HERE

Workshop Report:
Click HERE


Dr Colm McGrath (Lecturer in Tort Law, Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London)
Dr Lucy Frith (Reader in Bioethics and Social Science, The University of Liverpool; Visiting fellow, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, The University of Hong Kong)

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Accreditation:
Click HERE

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Accreditation (The Law Society of Hong Kong):

30 November 2018 (course code 20185111): 1.5 CPD points
1 December 2018: Not available




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