Past events

Law and Ethics in Paediatrics

13 & 14 February 2019, London

Two day course looking at Medical Law and Ethics as applied to Paediatric Practice, including negligence, confidentiality, child protection, research, end of life care, organ donation, reporting of deaths and the Coronial process, including a visit to Westminster Coroner's Court.


The course will enhance your understanding of the ethical and legal principles of treating children. It includes the concepts of autonomy/capacity/best interests and negligence, as well as covering the topics of confidentiality and consent, child protection and The Children Act 1989, research ethics in children, end of life decision making and limitations to treatment and conflict resolution – a practical approach. It also looks at aspects of child death including the role of the Child Death Overview Panel (CDOP), death certification and post mortem examinations, the Coroner's role and Inquests.

Will be of interest to paediatricians, nurses, paramedical staff, medical and law students.

Course fees:

£395 for Doctors

£300 for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

Location: Imperial College London, St Mary's Campus

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Contact: Eva Moreno at the Centre for Continuing Professional Development on +44 (0)20 7594 6885 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it