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Prevention is better than cure: The importance of the right choices. An MPS forum looking at protection and the SMC

  • Dates: 11 – 11 Feb, 2017
  • Location: Singapore
  • Address: One Farrer Hotel and Conference Centre, 1 Farrer Park Station Rd, Singapore 217562

MPS is delighted to announce details of upcoming events we are running in Singapore to help members understand when they might need to call on us and to understand more about our commitment to support healthcare professionals.


Receiving a claim for clinical negligence or a complaint to the SMC can be very challenging. This forum offers an opportunity to understand the circumstances in which you may need to call upon your indemnity provider, and explains more about MPS’s long-term commitment to support healthcare professionals in Singapore.

12.30pm for lunch and registration; Meeting from 1.30pm – 4.00pm

Accredited for 2.5 hours of CPD

There is no charge to attend this event

Register here


12.30pm - 1.30pm

1.30pm - 2.00pm
Welcome and Introduction: MPS in Singapore

2.00 - 2.30pm
Doctors and the Medical Council: Avoiding the Pitfalls of Practice
Dr Alison Metcalfe, Head of Medical Services, MPS

2.30pm - 3.00pm
Key Changes to SMC Ethical Code and Ethical Guidelines Affecting Practice
Lek Siang Pheng, of Dentons, Rodyk and Davidson

3.00 - 3.30pm
Responding to an SMC Complaint - the Do's and Dont's
Tham Hsu Hsien, Allen and Gledhill

3.30 - 4.00pm
Panel Discussion - Ask MPS

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