Special Session

Breaking News: Singapore Court Adopts New Standard of Care for Medical Advice

Date Friday, 26 May 2017                                                                     
Time 12.30pm - 1.30pm
Venue Grand Ballroom
Summary

Singapore’s highest court has just released a landmark decision, Hii Chi Kok v Ooi London Lucien, which has moved Singapore towards the Montgomery standard on medical advice. 

This Special Panel will discuss the case, how the Montgomery decision has modified practice in the UK, and the anticipated impact of Hii Chi Kok v Ooi London Lucien on healthcare practice in Singapore.

Chair
Ms Sumytra Menon (NUS)

Speakers
Ms Kuah Boon Theng (Legal Clinic LLC)
Prof Richard Huxtable (University of Bristol)
A/P Chin Jing Jih (Tan Tock Seng Hospital)