26 July 2017
Theme : Emergent Trends and Challenges to Healthcare Providers
09 : 00 Can I Turn the Patient Away?
An examination of the ethical and legal considerations involving medical practitioners and hospitals when faced with high risk patients and patients who cannot afford to pay.
Datin Anit Kaur Randhawa, Advocate and Solicitor, Hira Singh & Co Dato’ Dr KS Sivananthan, Consultant Orthopaedic, Spine & Trauma Surgeon, Hospital Fatimah, Ipoh   
10 : 00 Tea Break and Exhibition Viewing
11 : 00 Bring Back ye old Fashioned Handwritten Notes!
Sharon Palani Ammal, Advocate and Solicitor, Palani Ammal & Co
Dr Manoharan Shunmugam, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur
12 : 00 The In-house Legal SWAT Team – Is there a Case for an In-house Dispute Resolution and Settlement of Claims Team?
Shanti Abraham, Advocate and Solicitor, Shanti Abraham & Associates Dr Mohamed Faruqi Uzair bin Mohamed Sidek, Principal Assistant Director, Medical Practice Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia
12 : 45 Lunch and Exhibition Viewing
14 : 15 Significant Decisions involving Hospital Liability in Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore – Identifying Emerging Trends
T Tharumarajah, Advocate and Solicitor, Azim, Tunku Farik & Wong
Raja Eileen Soraya, Advocate and Solicitor, Raja, Darryl & Loh
15 : 15 Panel Discussion: Woodlands v Essex County Council [2014] 1 ALL ER 484
– revisiting the nondelegable duty of care and its legal and practical implications on private hospitals in Malaysia
Maidzuara Mohammed, Advocate & Solicitor, Raja, Darryl & Loh
Dato’ Dr Jacob Thomas
, President, APHMNo Slides
Tan Sri Cecil Abraham, Advocate & Solicitor, Cecil Abraham & PartnersNo Slides
16 : 30 Tea Break and Exhibition Viewing
17 : 30 MLSM Presidential Cup Debate (for APHM conference delegates and MLSM members)
“This House believes that the pen is mightier than the scalpel”
Dato’ Mah Weng Kwai
, Retired Judge of the Court of Appeal, Malaysia
Maidzuara Mohammed, Advocate & Solicitor, Raja, Darryl & Loh
Chacko Vadaketh, Medico-legal lawyer turned Thespian
Dr S’ng Kim Hock, Consultant Neurologist, Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur; President, Association of Specialists in Private Medical Practice Malaysia
Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS, Senior Consultant Paediatrician (Community), Head Paediatric Department, Hospital RPB Ipoh, Perak; Head, Clinical Research Centre, Perak
18 : 30 Annual General Meeting of the Medico-legal Society of Malaysia (for MLSM members only)


Updated – 19 July 2017