Suspected inflicted head injury in children: Going to court - a survival guide

When: 
Friday 27 March 2020
Venue address: 
Civil Justice Centre, 1 Bridgewater Street West, M60 6DJ
CPD credits: 
6

The Royal College of Radiologists and the Family Division of the High Court in Manchester present a one-day event for clinicians involved in the care and treatment of children with suspected non-accidental injuries, including updates on current concepts presented by national medical experts. Delegates will also take part in a mock trial led by a Family Court Judge and senior advocates, in a court within the Manchester Civil Justice Centre.

Meeting organiser: Professor Stavros Stivaros

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Programme

Friday 27 March 2020

 

08:30 

Registration

 

09:15 

Welcome and Introduction

Professor Stavros Stivaros, Manchester Royal Infirmary

09:30 

The need for medicol-legal expertise in Family Court Proceedings

Her Honour Judge Sarah Singleton, Designated Family Judge

09:50 

Skeletal manifestations of inflicted trauma as ancillary findings in cases of head injury

Dr Owen Arthurs, Great Ormond Street

10:20

Ocular findings in head injury differentiating between abusive and accidental trauma

Mr William Newman, Consultant Paediatric and Neuro-ophthalmologist, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital

10:50 

Coffee

 

11:10 

Neurosurgical findings in abusive head trauma

TBC

11:40 

Non abusive head injury in children

Prof Stavros Stivaros, Manchester Royal Infirmary

12:00 

Abusive head injury in children

Dr Neil Stoodley, Southmead Hospital

12:30

Tying it all together – The paediatric perspective

Dr Sarah Dixon, St Mary's Hospital

13:00 

Lunch

 

13:45 

Entry into Courtroom and introduction to the members of the Court

Prof Stavros Stivaros, Manchester Royal Infirmary

14:00 

Courtroom Session

Barristers TBC

15:30 

Tea

 

15:50 

Debrief and Panel Session

All participants

16:30 

Further questions and depart

 

 

Contact us

For any queries relating to this event please contact

Professional Learning and Development
The Royal College of Radiologists
63 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London
WC2A 3JW

email: conf@rcr.ac.uk

Tel: 020 7406 5942

Booking

Registration fees:

Consultant member:                                         £208
Consultant non-member:                                  £257
Trainee member:                                              £143
Trainee non-member:                                       £188
Retired member:                                               £143
Allied healthcare professionals and nurses:     £143
Lay members, medical students and patients: £143
Industry:                                                            £281

Online booking, using a credit or debit card, is available to members and Fellows.

If you are not a member or Fellow, please complete and return the Registration Form, via email to or by post to:
The Conference Office, The Royal College of Radiologists, 63 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JW.
 

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Venue

Venue information

Civil Justice Centre

1 Bridgewater Street West
Manchester
M60 6DJ
United Kingdom

Cancellation

Cancellation

Delegates wishing to cancel or transfer a place on a meeting:

  • On or before Thursday 13 February 2020: Will be entitled to transfer their fee to another meeting within 12 months or a refund minus a £15 administration fee
  • Between Friday 14 February 2020 and Thursday 12 March 2020: Will be entitled to transfer their fee to another meeting within 12 months or a refund minus a £25 administration fee
  • On or after Friday 13 March 2020: No transfer or refund permitted