Legal issues in hospital administration

  • Time

    10:00am - 3:00pm

  • End Date

    16 May, 2022 - 18 May, 2022

  • Price


Event Details

The course will provide training for clinical and managerial healthcare professionals and lawyers involved in the medico-legal aspects of healthcare and in the areas of clinical risk management - leading to the award of a Professional Certificate in Medico-legal Aspects of Healthcare. This is an appropriate qualification for professionals practising in the medico-legal fields of healthcare, clinical risk management and patient safety in addition to, or as part of, their work.

The skills learned will provide the basis for participation in claims for healthcare and legal professionals and clinical risk management, risk management and patient safety committees and for further training as a risk / patient safety advisor/manager. The knowledge acquired will be applied to the improvement of patient safety and care, to the prevention and management of legal claims and to healthcare delivery in general. The qualification may also be suitable to those in the fields of claims management and those specialising in healthcare law.



  • An introduction to Legal issues in Hospital Administration
  • Issues of patient safety and quality;
  • Introduction to the legal system; medical negligence;
  • Health & Safety Issues in Healthcare;
  • Confidentiality and privacy;
  • Beginning and end of life issues;
  • Medical research;
  • Medico-ethical aspects of law and medical ethics;
  • Medical Litigation Issues: Plaintiff and Defendant perspectives;
  • The Coroner’s Court;
  • Fitness to Practice and Professional Regulation;
  • Practical aspects of expert witness and evidence in litigation and at Hearings.



Relevant Healthcare Practitioners



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.



1ST BATCH: 10th – 12th Jan, 2022

2ND BATCH: 16th – 18th May, 2022

3RD BATCH: 12th – 14th Sept, 2022

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
20 Aug, 2019 23 Aug, 2019
Start Date End Date
05 Feb, 2019 08 Feb, 2019
Start Date End Date
16 May, 2022 18 May, 2022
Start Date End Date
12 Sep, 2022 14 Sep, 2022

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