Mediation – resolving clinical negligence claims in a changing world.
When a patient or their family claim to have been damaged by clinical negligence there are difficult challenges for all involved. Clinicians, relatives, patients, lawyers, and others engaged in healthcare can experience the impact of a legal case. It is not just about money. Mediation provides a practical, efficient, and alternative way to resolve these cases. This session will look at the practicalities of a mediation meeting, provide some ideas on how to use the process effectively and give an insight into why mediation works. Additionally, it will look at the pros and cons of mediating online during the pandemic.
3 February 2021, 6:30pm