Membership information +44 113 241 0533
Medicolegal advice +44 207 399 1400

Events

We promote safer medical practice by running education and risk management programmes

Webinar: The Health and Disability Commission from a primary care perspective

  • Dates: 22 – 22 Jun, 2021
Location: Online

Cost: No additional charge for members

Suitable for: Primary care clinicians in New Zealand


Our latest one-hour interactive webinar offers a refresher discussion for primary care clinicians addressing the Health and Disability Commission and its processes. 

Medical Protection Medicolegal Consultants, Dr Tim Cookson and Dr Samantha King will examine cases published by the Commission and from Medical Protection’s own files – sharing themes, lessons learnt and strategies to help you reduce your risk.

By the end of this webinar you’ll gain a greater understanding of:

  • The Health and Disability Commission process and how to respond appropriately
  • common themes in Health and Disability Commission cases
  • how Health and Disability Commission complaints can impact clinicians
  • strategies to help lessen the effect of Disability Commission complaints.

Speakers:

Dr Tim Cookson
Medicolegal Consultant, Medical Protection

Dr Tim Cookson is a Medicolegal Consultant for Medical Protection New Zealand. A graduate of Otago University, Dr Cookson worked in paediatrics before commencing general practice in 1987. Dr Cookson has been a GP in a central Wellington city practice for many years and is involved with undergraduate and GPEP training. 

Dr Samantha King

Medicolegal Consultant, Medical Protection

Dr Samantha King is a Medicolegal Consultant for Medical Protection in New Zealand. Dr King graduated from Otago Medical School and has worked in general practice in Auckland since 1991. She was awarded a fellowship at the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners and holds a Masters in Healthcare Law and Ethics. Dr King regularly presents at workshops, conferences and practices throughout New Zealand.
 
Add event to: ICal Outlook Google Calendar

© 2010 - 2021 The Medical Protection Society Limited.

The Medical Protection Society Limited (MPS) is a company limited by guarantee registered in England with company number 00036142 at Level 19, The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9SG. 

MPS is not an insurance company. All the benefits of membership of MPS are discretionary as set out in the Memorandum and Articles of Association. MPS® and Medical Protection® are registered trademarks.