Professional Education

Professional Education

Annual Review of Hong Kong Health Law in 2021
Category : Public Talks
Date : 23 Feb, 2022
Time : 6:30pm – 8:00pm (HKT)
Venue : Live Zoom Session

Objective, Coverage and Learning Outcomes:
This workshop provides an analysis of important regulatory and case law developments that relate to health and healthcare in Hong Kong in 2021. The coverage is not intended to be comprehensive, but the intent is to promote professional deliberation and discussion on developments that are likely to be far-reaching. Accordingly, the aims (all pertaining to the jurisdiction of Hong Kong) are as follows: 

  1. Review selected decisions of the Inquiry Panel of the Medical Council of Hong Kong.
  2. Review the state of the law on gross negligence manslaughter as applicable to medical practitioners and draw the attention of the audience to the new regime introduced by the Private Healthcare Facilities Ordinance (Cap. 633).
  3. Review the state of the law on medical negligence.
  4. Provide an update on alternative dispute resolution in healthcare from a legal and regulatory perspective.
  5. Provide an analysis of regulatory developments that pertain to digital health. 

Programme, Abstracts & Biographies: click here

Chairs
Calvin HO
Associate Professor of Law & Co-Director of the Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, The University of Hong Kong

Philip BEH
Principal Clinical Practitioner of the Department of Pathology & Co-Director of the Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, The University of Hong Kong

Presentations & Speakers
Calvin HO
Associate Professor of Law & Co-Director of the Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, The University of Hong Kong
Title: Recent Advances in Data Governance and Healthcare Digitalisation

Video recording (Click here to watch it on YouTube):
 

David KAN
Partner at Howse Williams & Solicitor Advocate
Title: Recent MCHK Inquiry Judgment

Video recording (Click here to watch it on YouTube):

Albert LEE
Clinical Professor of Public Health and Primary Care and Founding Director of Centre for Health Education and Health Promotion, The Chinese University of Hong Kong & Honorary Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Science, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Title: Alternative Dispute Resolution for Medical Mishaps: Role of Arbitration

Video recording (Click here to watch it on YouTube):
 
 

Jane OR
Centre Manager of the Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, The University of Hong Kong
Title: Updates on Medical Negligence and Gross Negligence Manslaughter

Video recording (Click here to watch it on YouTube):
 
 

Organiser:
Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, The University of Hong Kong

Co-organiser:
Howse Williams

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Accreditation:
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Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Accreditation (by the Law Society of Hong Kong): 
1.5 CPD points

Selected health law updates:
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Fees:
Free of charge

Target Audience:
Legal professionals, healthcare professionals and anyone who is interested

Level:
Elementary (no prior knowledge required)

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