Back to the future: The basics in clinical forensic and legal medicine which all clinicians should know

In the 21st century, many clinicians will interact with aspects of our legal system. Join this meeting to understand the basics of what any clinician should know about clinical forensic and legal medicine, by providing an overview of the diverse ways in which medicine and law interface.

Learn how to write a statement or report for Court and document injury correctly. Also, understand what to do if you are required in the Coroners Courtrequested to write a report for the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA), and what it means when the police officer says: ‘It’s a drink-drive hospital procedure, doctor’.

Participants will:

  • Understand what is required in HM Coroner’s Court 
  • Learn how to document injury correctly 
  • Know what to do when police request the ‘hospital procedure’ 
  • Explain what to do when writing a statement or report for Court 

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered event participants up to 60 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.