Training

The Directorate of Legal Services provide a wide range of training to those clients within the Northern Ireland Health and Social Care sector. A sample of the range of topics which can be covered is listed below. If you would like to know more about these or other possible training topics contact Owen Nicholson, Business Manager, on 028 9536 3604.

Clinical Negligence

Legal Procedure and Principles / Risk Management / Clinical Governance / Report Writing / Record Keeping / Consent Issues / Specialist Topics, e.g. IV Therapy / Courtroom Skills / Human Rights Act 1998 / Mediation / Workshops re. Clinical Negligence Cases / Access to Clinical Records / Clinical Incident Reporting / Inquests

Family Law

Emergency Intervention / Planning for Care / Permanency Planning / Report Writing / Freeing and Adoption / Trends of Development – Overview / Courtroom Skills / Mock Trials / Early Years / Psychiatry and Mental Health Order / ASW and Mental Health / Vulnerable Adults / Care in the Community / Pre-action Protocols

Employment Law

Human Rights and Employment Law / Working Time Regulations / Fair Employment Legislation / Equal Opportunities / Disability Discrimination / Employment Contracts / Race Relations / Selection and Recruitment / Disciplinary Procedures

General Litigation

Legal Principles / Risk Management / Manual Handling / Statement Preparation/Report Writing / Record Keeping / Human Rights Act 1998 / Courtroom Skills