Event overview

Please join Hempsons at this free seminar which will include ‘A Practical Guide to Consent’ role play led by Mr Simon Britten, Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon and independent medical expert, demonstrating the consenting process and discussing the issues and difficulties surrounding consent.

This will be an interactive session with questions and comments being warmly welcomed. Elizabeth Hodgson Barrister will talk about preparation for and dealing with inquests. We will also update you on recent cases and topical issues.


09.30 – Registration and coffee
10.00 – Welcome and introduction, Kathleen Wilson, Partner
10.10 – A Practical Guide to Consent, Mr Simon Britten, Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon
11.15 – Break
11.35 – Inquests: some practical tips by Elizabeth Hodgson – Barrister Park Lane Plowden Chambers
12.35 – News, discussion and Q&A
12.50 – Lunch

This seminar will be of interest to:

  • NHS trust legal and complaints managers
  • Clinical directors and risk managers
  • Clinicians with an interest in better and earlier resolution of clinical problems

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Hempsons’ Events Team

When and where?

Location Date Time
Harrogate 28th January 2020 09.30am - 12.30pm


Harrogate Morning session
09.30am Registration
10.00am Start
12.50pm Lunch

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Catering: Delegates with very specific or unusual dietary requirements often prefer to bring their own food – please do feel free to do so. We always do our best to provide for all our guests, but our externally-sourced catering is very occasionally unable to meet some extremely specific needs. Please do contact our Events Team if you have any queries.