15% OFF FOR MLSV MEMBERS
Join us for the 11th Annual Obstetric Malpractice Conference – the premier event of its kind in the Asia-Pacific region. This year’s Conference will be held on 22-23 August 2019 at the Rendezvous Hotel in Melbourne.
With presentations on key medico-legal obstetric issues and recent cases, the conference also offers unique networking opportunities with top obstetricians, midwives, nurses, neonatal staff, barristers, and medico-legal professionals.
As an official supporting partner, Medico-Legal Society of Victoria members are entitled to a 15% discount to attend the two-day conference.
To register, simply enter the promo-code MLSV15 when booking. Early Bird rates are also available until 28 June 2019.
Register online today at https://www.informa.com.au/registration/conference/obstetric-malpractice-conference
The Medico-Legal Society of Queensland’s 2019 Annual Conference is being held 16-17 August 2019 at the Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort.
The conference theme, Driving Me Crazy: the Impact of Impairment, will explore medical and legal issues associated with managing and monitoring impairment in the context of driver licensing.
Click here to view the registration brochure. The registration form may be completed on screen, saved as a PDF file and emailed to the secretariat.
In conjunction with the annual conference is the annual Lawrence Brennan Essay Competition for young doctors and lawyers. Details are on the MLSQ website homepage: www.medico-legal.com.au
The promotional flyer is also attached.
Please direct any enquiries to the Secretariat: email@example.com or Tel: 07 3871 0595
The Australasian College of Legal Medicine
ACLM holds annual Basic and Advanced Law Intensive and Expert Witness courses, and Annual Scientific Meetings on a variety of medico-legal themes.
Learn more about the College including membership and upcoming courses via their website:
The Australian Centre for Health Law Research is delighted to announce the launch of its new website End of Life Law in Australia at http://www.end-of-life.qut.edu.au. Please feel free to circulate this email and the attached brochure to your colleagues, organisation and networks.
About the website
End of Life Law in Australia is designed to provide practical legal information for patients, families, health and legal practitioners, the media, policy makers and the broader community about Australian laws (by jurisdiction) relating to death, dying and end-of-life decision-making. The website covers key areas of interest including advance directives, guardianship, withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment, palliative care, organ donation and assisted dying and euthanasia, with links to external resources in each Australian State and Territory.
Subscribe and receive updates
End of life Law in Australia also has a Recent Developments webpage which is regularly updated with information about legal and policy developments in the end-of-life field. Should you wish to subscribe for updates, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the words ‘subscribe website’ in the subject line.
Legal overview brochure – https://mlsv.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/ACHLR-End-of-Life-Website-Legal-Overview.pdf
We also attach for your information a brochure which provides an overview of the fundamental legal concepts relating to the law at end of life.
We welcome any feedback and suggestions about how to improve the website, and invite you to contact us any time.
Thank you for your consideration. We hope End of life Law in Australia is of interest, and a valuable resource for you.
Professors Ben White and Lindy Willmott
The Medico Legal Society of the United Kingdom