Health Systems Law course
This is of interest to senior clinicians, health board
members, chief executives, and senior managers working in the
health sector in Australia and New Zealand. Enrolment is also open
to post-graduate law students and practising lawyers with an
interest in the field of health law.
The 2019 course is in Wellington on 26 - 30 August 2019.
What to expect at the Health Systems Law
The course consists of 5 full days of intensive teaching. Each
day includes lectures, case studies, and small group work,
addressing the most important legal issues and challenges faced by
the health sector.
Numbers are limited to allow plenty of interaction with
presenters and other participants. A list of topics is set out
below and in the attached brochure.
Participants will be expected to prepare for the course with
pre-course reading, and will be assessed.
Who should attend?
You will benefit from this course if you are working in a senior
role in the health sector. In particular, you should consider
attending if you:
- Practise as a chief medical adviser, clinical director/leader
or as a senior clinician in the New Zealand health sector (as a
doctor, nurse, or other registered health practitioner)
- Serve as a board member, chief executive, or senior manager of
a health sector organisation (including DHBs, private hospitals,
- Have worked as a senior clinician or manager in an overseas
jurisdiction and wish to develop your knowledge of New Zealand
- Are undertaking vocational training with any of the Royal
- Are considering studying towards a postgraduate qualification
in health law, such as a University of Otago Masters in Bioethics
and Health Law
Find all the information and the enrolment form here.