Thursday, 2 June 2011

SEMPRIS Free Meeting on Medical Indemnity for your practice - Yorkshire

14th June 2011, 6.00 – 8.00pm

The Yorkshire Clinic, Bingley, BD16 1TW

A compelling risk assessment by Neil Redman of SEMPRIS and Medico-Legal specialist Dr Gerard Panting of the liability, risks and indemnity issues facing doctors involved in the treatment, reporting and medical assessment of professional sportsmen & women.

Targeted principally at Radiologists, Cardiologists, Orthopaedic Specialists, Anaesthetists, and SEM Physicians, the short presentation will examine the risks and liabilities posed by the type of questions given below. Clarification will be provided on the ability of the traditional Medical Defence Organisations (MDOs) to respond to these risks, following the recent changes and withdrawal of key elements to their indemnity cover.

 Do you treat professional sportsmen / women?

 Do you provide medical services directly to a club/s?

 Are you using Waiver Letters with patients and or clubs?

 Are you in receipt of Waiver Letters from patients or clubs?

 Do you provide screening, medical reports or assessments directly for clubs?

 Do you have a contract, whether implied or actual, to provide services to a club/s?

 Do you provide screening, medical reports or assessments for contracted, third party providers?

What is a ‘Subrogated Claim’ and will your indemnity to respond to such a claim from a third party?

 What precedents can be drawn from the outcome of the El-Safty vs WBA FC case?

 Why have the MDU and MPS withdrawn cover in respect of third party claims?
Timetable of events:
6.00 – 6.30pm Registration

6.30 – 7.15pm Presentation and Q&A Session

7.15 – 8.00pm Refreshments

8.00pm Close

This event is kindly sponsored by The Yorkshire Clinic, part of Ramsay Healthcare.


RSVP: If you would like to attend the presentation please email, fax, or telephone your confirmation together with details of colleagues who mat wish to attend with you to: or call Callum Payne on 0208 770 0333 or Fax: 0208 770 2194. Places are limited so please respond promptly to reserve your place.

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