Webinar – Risk Hotspots for Hospital Specialists & How to Respond When Things Go Wrong

Do you know the most common cause of claims for surgeons, anaesthetists, radiologists, obstetricians & gynaecologists, and psychiatrists?

This live webinar was held on 26 February 2020. Members who missed the online event can watch the recorded session any time.

Join MDA National’s Manager, Professional Services, Julie Brooke-Cowden to:

  • look at data about the causes of claims and investigations across diverse specialties
  • hear our medico-legal team’s risk management key points from their experiences helping surgeons, anaesthetists, obstetricians, gynaecologists, psychiatrists and radiologists in particular
  • explore strategies for communicating with patients and regulatory bodies when things go wrong.

Members can access the full 47-minute webinar through their Member Online Services account.Others can watch an excerpt of the first 15 minutes of the webinar here.

If you have a question in relation to this webinar email the Education Services team at education@mdanational.com.au.

For help with a specific medico-legal query contact our Medico-legal Advisory Service: freecall 1800 011 255 or email advice@mdanational.com.au. This is a service for MDA National Members.


Event Information

Career Stages:

  • Doctors in Practice
  • Others
  • Doctors in Specialist Training


Online from the comfort of your computer or mobile device



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