The aim of the Committee is to focus on the BOA role in providing medicolegal assistance in all aspects of trauma and orthopaedic practice. Its role is to maintain an oversight of legal matters in relation to:
The Medicolegal committee also has a responsibility to inform members of the Association of the changes in law relating to the practice of trauma and orthopaedic surgery, report writing and giving evidence.
It co-ordinates the position of the BOA in response to Government and legal profession changes in policy in relation to medicolegal expert and professional witness practice. The Medicolegal Committee also gives advice to external agencies regarding appropriate expertise to deal with medicolegal questions, both nationally and internationally.
Terms of Reference
Currently under revision
|Mike Foy (Chairman) - Swindon|
|Bill Ribbans - Northampton|
|Gavin Tait - Kilmarnock|
|John Henderson - Bolton|
|Martin Wetherill - Milton Keynes|
|Ratukondla Ravikumar - Middlesex|
|Mike Kimmons - CEO|
There will be meeting in late March 2012 at the BOA offices. Date to be confirmed.
If you have any questions or would like to contact the Medicolegal Committee, please email the Corporate Affairs team - email@example.com