Medico-Legal 2022 Congress

Legal and medical perspectives on the latest clinical developments in Aotearoa New Zealand

Event Details
  • Featured Speakers
  • Lawyers
  • 2 for 1

The annual New Zealand Medico-Legal Congress provides critical insights from the interface of clinical and legal practice.  Exploring the latest developments in healthcare policy, regulation, and biomedical ethics and providing delegates with an opportunity to gain an understanding of existing and emerging medico-legal issues and how they affect different stakeholders within the healthcare and legal systems. The Congress also provides a unique platform for leaders in New Zealand’s Medico-Legal environment to share the latest decisions, recent developments in case law and to explore new trends.

Key themes and sessions include:

  • Legal overview and the latest developments in the medico-legal space in NZ
  • Preparing for the implementation of health reform
  • Updates on the Mental Health Act review
  • End-of-Life Choice Act: Clinical and legal perspective
  • Update from Health and Disability Commissioner
  • Implications of the Privacy Act
  • Coroners Court proceedings in relation to medical deaths
  • Interface between psychiatry and the law
  • Criminal convictions of health practitioners in NZ