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All registered medical doctors in Ireland are invited to a conference on regulatory reform taking place in Dublin at 1.30pm on October 6th. Please email drdavidwalsh@medicaladvocates.ie to register your interest. Also see the attached video and meeting agenda below:

Is medical regulation fit for purpose?

Friday, October 06, 2017

1.30 to 1.55 pm Registration & Coffee

1.55 to 2.00 pm, Dr. David Walsh, Consultant, Medical Advocates

2.00 to 2.15 pm, Medical regulation under the MPA 2007 – fit for practice?

Mr. Felix McTiernan, Noble Law Solicitors

2.15 to 2.30 pm, Employer & Regulator legal co-responsibility in regulatory hearings – the impact of current ethical guidelines; Mr. John Quinn, Noble Law Solicitors

2.30 to 3.00 pm, Lessons for Consultants in Ireland; Professor Martin Corbally

3.00 to 3.30 pm, Lessons from the UK: Professor Christoph Lees, Doctors Policy Health Group (Civitas)

3.30 to 4.00 pm, Lessons for Irish GP’s: Dr. Marcus De Brun

4.00 to 4.30 pm, Lessons from aviation: The transforming effect of Just Culture in supporting pilots while enhancing passenger safety, Capt. Martin Timmons, Deputy Director Safety & Security, Ryanair

4.30 to 5.00 pm, Effective medical regulation is really about the patient, Dr. Liam Twomey

5.00 to 5.25 pm, Stakeholder contributions

5.25 to 5.30 pm, Closing remarks, Dr. Tony Walsh, Consultant, Medical Advocates

5.30 pm, Drinks Reception