Legal and Regulatory Issues for the Health Sector: Professional Conduct and the Health Sector

Update your knowledge and understanding of the current approach of AHPRA and the Medical Board combined with an analysis of coronial referrals to the regulator.

Thursday, 6 June 2024
Early Bird Discount ends 10 May 2024 $294.00
9.00am to 10.00am Judicial Review in Medical Law: From Professional Services Review to AHPRA


  • Judicial Review and Jurisdictional Error
  • Outcomes in Judicial Review
  • Application to PSR investigations, Medical Panel assessments and challenging regulatory guidelines

Presented by Rob Muir, Partner, HWL Ebsworth

10.00am to 11.00am Update on Medical Board and AHPRA Investigations and Hearings


  • Outlining the changes to the national law
  • A consideration of the potential impacts on the landscape of disciplinary investigations and hearings

Presented by Mia Campbell, Special Counsel, Kennedys


Attend and earn 3 CPD units in Substantive Law
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories


Dr Owen Bradfield, Chief Medical Officer, Medical Indemnity Protection Society

11.00am to 11.15am Morning Break
11.15am to 12.15pm Review of Coronial Referrals to Regulators


  • An examination of the issues when a medical setting death is reportable to the coroner
  • Analysis of the various definitions of medical setting reportable deaths in state and territory Coroners Acts
  • An exploration of the offences and penalties that attach to a failure to comply with coronial reporting obligations
  • What is contained in Coroner’s Guidelines to assist health practitioners to understand their reporting obligations

Presented by Dr Ada Lim, Barrister, Third Floor, St James Hall Chambers


Dr. Ada Lim, Barrister, 3 St James Hall
Prior to coming to the Bar, Ada worked as a medical practitioner for over a decade, as a solicitor in a boutique litigation firm, and as a casual academic and research student in computer science. Ada also holds a private pilot’s license and is working toward her second and third FAI Diamonds in sailplanes. Ada is also a designated aviation medical examiner.

Rob Muir, Partner, HWL Ebsworth
Rob is a leading medical indemnity, health and aged care lawyer, specialising in civil, coronial and AHPRA proceedings. For more than 20 years, Rob has been a trusted advisor to Australia's leading medical defence organisations and insurers in complex and high-profile medical indemnity and health related claims. Insurers, practitioners and hospitals trust Rob's sensible, well-considered and strategic advice in order to achieve favourable outcomes from a financial and reputational perspective. In addition to defending practitioners and hospitals in medically and legally complicated litigation, Rob has a strong interest and expertise representing health practitioners in matters before AHPRA and other health complaints bodies. Rob's understanding of the aged care industry has also seen him represent and advise some of Australia's leading aged care providers. Rob is recognised annually in both Best Lawyers in Australia, and Doyle's Guide as one of Australia's medical indemnity lawyers.

This seminar is part of a series

Legal and Regulatory Issues for the Health Sector

Through May and June, these 6 webinars cover a broad range of issues designed to keep you up to date with the hottest medico-legal issues, regulatory and commercial developments you, as a senior health decision maker or legal advisor need to understand. Choose to register for all 6 or just the ones that most interest you. The webinars will cover women’s health issues, risk in patient discharge and the problems with delayed diagnosis to regulatory updates, AI in healthcare and understanding defamation.


Attend the full series and earn 9 CPD units including
6.5 units in Substantive Law
2.5 units in Professional Skills
This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

If you register for the full series as a live online product after the date of an individual session, you will be sent the recording for the sessions that have passed. Alternatively, you can register for individual sessions by following the links below.


Very informative and engaging. Thank you.
A thorough coverage of the area of disputes pertaining to medical practitioners.


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Legal and Regulatory Issues for the Health Sector: Professional Conduct and the Health Sector


Morning Session
Thursday, 06 June 2024
9.00am to 12.15pm Australia/Sydney
CPD Points 3
Early Bird Discount ends 10 May 2024 $294.00
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