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New workshop venues and directions and frequently asked questions

Please find directions to new venues for rest of 2019 for all workshops and also frequently asked questions and answers

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Workshop 4: Updated CP Day 1 programme

Please see updated Day 1 of the CP workshops programme

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IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION: CHANGES IN VENUES FOR WORKSHOPS FOR THE REMAINDER OF 2019

These changes are effective for the next workshop day on 17 August 2019, and all remaining workshops for 2019

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Workshop 4: CP Day 1 Schedule

Schedule for 7 September 2019 Day 1

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SAMLA and UCT LAW @ WORK - Foundations of Medico-Legal Practice Online Course Registration Form

Correct Registration form for the online Foundations of Medico-Legal Practice Course

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UCT LAW @ WORK - SAMLA COURSE 1: FOUNDATIONS OF MEDICO-LEGAL PRACTICE ONLINE COURSE 2019

We are pleased to announce that registrations for the online version of the Foundations of Medico-Legal Practice course are officially open!

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You have not missed out if you did not attend the 2018 Foundations of Medico-legal Practice Course. It is now available online!

Foundations of Medico-legal Practice Course on e-learning

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Reflecting On Attending The Indian Medico-Legal And Ethics Association Conference (Imleacon 2018) In Ahmedebad, India

In May 2018, Judge Neels Claassen, (Chairman of SAMLA) asked me to meet with a highly esteemed gentleman from India who was interested in our medico-legal association, as he himself was one of the founders of the Indian Medico-Legal and Ethics Associ

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Contact Details - SAMLA-UCT Law@work-Azlyn medico-legal training workshops

For convenience we have posted contact details for any queries regarding the SAMLA-UCT Law@work-Azlyn Medico-Legal Training Workshops.

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Workshop Venues and Workshop times

All workshop times are: 8:00 AM for 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

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SAMLA - UCT Medico-Legal Workshops 2019

The workshops will follow on the theoretical, ethical and logical underpinning in the Foundations Course in Medico-Legal Practice presented during 2018. In order to obtain maximum CPD points, the training will be presented as a series of individually

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UCT-SAMLA 2019 Programme

We invite you to enrol for one or more of our 2019 Workshops

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FAQ - what is some of the workshops do not apply to me?

Question: I am a Physio/OT/Nurse. What if some of the workshops do not apply to me?

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SAMLA 2019/2020 Workshop plan

More details of SAMLA 2019/2020 workshops

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Workshop registration form

Registration

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Workshop Venues and Frequently asked questions

See attached

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Workshop 1

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

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Workshop 2

Psychological Constitutional Damages

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Workshop 3

RAF4

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Workshop 4

Cerebral Palsy

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Workshop 5

Mediation

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In memory of Dr Frank Snyckers

A short overview of his life delivered by the family at his funeral on 29 December 2018

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Medico November News 2018

Samla Western Cape Osseointegration seminar 5 November.

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SAMLA Faculty Announcement!

Practical Training Workshops in Medico-Legal Practice – 2019 and 2020 (Download attachment)

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SAMLA Western Cape PTSD seminar 3 November 2018 (Doctors only)

Please see attached full invitation and details

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SAMLA Free State Symposium 15 September 2018

SAMLA Free State news

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SAMLA Western Cape Case Management Conference on 20 & 21 October 2018

Please see attached full invitation and details

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Farewell Prof Lautenbach – you SAMLA family will miss you too.

It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to Prof Charles Lautenbach who passed away recently (23 June 2018). Read the beautiful eulogies by his daughter Gabi and his colleague, Dr Richard Kyte.

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What SAMLA Western Cape has in store for you this year…..Read more…

SAMLA WC news and seminar on 26 March 2018

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Strong foundations have been laid

The First of 11 Saturdays got off to a roaring start.

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NB: Registrations are now closed for the Foundations Course

Registrations closed!!

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Foundations Course Provisional Venues in 5 Provinces

Provisional Venues

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Foundation Course provisional timetable lectures

Timetable lectures

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Foundations Course schedule of lecture days

Day Schedule

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You can still register for the Foundations of Medico-Legal Practice Course - go to the UCT Law@work website

Great news!! UCT can still take registrations till mid-January, depending on venue capacity. Go to www.lawatwork.uct.ac.za/foundations-medico-legal-practice or contact Donnaleen Coue at don.coue@uct.ac.za

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Foundations Course Reading List

Recommended reading for Foundations Course delegates

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Updated Faculty Course Timetable as of 1 December

This is the exciting course outline and timetable for the SAMLA Foundations of Medicolegal Practice Course beginning in January 2018.

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Pat van den Heever In Memoriam

Our dear friend and colleague, Adv Pat van den Heever, passed away on the 19th of November 2017

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Early bird discount expires 30 November 2017 - FOUNDATIONS OF MEDICO-LEGAL PRACTICE

The South African Medico-Legal Association and UCT Law@Work, in collaboration with Function Venues, are pleased to announce a training course in medico-legal practice that is set to commence in January 2018.

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Mediation could ease SA’s medico-legal woes but it’s no quick fix!

South Africa is now home to more than 90 trained medical mediators, but there’s not much work to go around - yet.

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The Western Cape branch of SAMLA is dedicating 2017 to the Crisis that is CP/HIE Litigation.

The Western Cape branch of SAMLA is dedicating 2017 to the Crisis that is CP/HIE Litigation.

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Feedback from the Faculty Course Leader, Dr Herman Edeling about the Seminar in Johannesburg on 13 May.

Johannesburg on 13 May.

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Faculty Seminar a breakthrough in technology and distance education

Wonderful feedback and congratulations to all who were involved in the joint seminar as showcase for the SAMLA Faculty Course in 2018. This was a joint venture between SAMLA, UCT LAW@WORK and Function Venues... Read More

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SAMLA KZN was hot last Saturday!

KZN 6 May

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Please Join SAMLA for our first ever national training Seminar on 13th May 2017 Simultaneously in 5 cities!

Attached please find your invitation and registration form to this exciting SAMLA Showcase and Preview seminar for The Short Course for Graduates – Certificate 1 – Foundations of Medico-Legal Practice.

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KZN EXPERT WITNESS TRAINING SEMINAR on Saturday 6 May 2017

EXPERT WITNESS TRAINING SEMINAR, 6 MAY 2017, DURBAN COUNTRY CLUB, DURBAN

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Invitation to attend the SIOPSA MOCK TRIAL

Siopsa Mock trial in collaboration with SAMLA

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Adv Pat van den Heever brings to our attention: "Important judgement re future medical expenses"

Listed below are the details of Important SCA Judgment - Compensation for future medical expenses: impermissible to tender services in lieu of payment of monetary award Journal Article document:

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March News 2017

It has already been an exceptionally busy year behind the scenes for the SAMLA Faculty and Directors, with many arrangements and networking opportunities being developed and strengthened and programmes planned for the year.

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Advocate Ian Dutton, KZN SAMLA Chairperson wrote a very comprehensive report and notes after the DOH meeting on Friday 3 March.

Advocate Ian Dutton, KZN SAMLA Chairperson wrote a very comprehensive report and notes after the DOH meeting on Friday 3 March.Read here what his impressions were…

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DOH workshop with Constantia Insurers, SAMLA and other stakeholders – hosted by Hogan Lovells Attorneys.

Well done our hard-working and dedicated SAMLA Directors. 3 March 2017 – Very Successful DOH workshop with Constantia Insurers, SAMLA and other stakeholders – hosted by Hogan Lovells Attorneys.

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Our members in action: Noteworthy recent judgements

1 Van Niekerk v Kruger: SCA judgment dealing with retrospective determination, after death, of whether deceased had testamentary capacity to execute a will. Also evaluating expert evidence – court must be satisfied with the reasoning which led to

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Feedback by Dr Herman Edeling from the recent SAMLA Faculty Meeting about the planned SAMLA Postgraduate Training Courses.

The Wheels of Academia turn slowly…..

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SAMLA Board Statement – encouraging moral and ethical practice

A serious case of racial harassment of a junior doctor in an academic hospital has recently been brought to our attention.

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