16 May 2014 17:30 - 19:30
Do you know what medical treatments you would want to refuse if you lost the ability to make your own choices (e.g. because you were in a vegetative state after a car crash)?
Eight very short (7 minute) talks and a 40 minute Q&A on Advance Decisions from an interdisciplinary team of expert scholars and practitioners who will answer your questions.
Celia Kitzinger, Co-Director of the York-Cardiff Chronic Disorders of Consciousness Research Centre, University of York
Verena Hewat, End of Life Rights Project Coordinator, Compassion in Dying
Sue Wilkinson, Telephone Helplines Research Unit, Loughborough University
Robert Cole, Head of Clinical Practice, West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
David Worth, retired Consultant Physician, York Hospital
Paul Murphy, National Clinical Lead for Organ Donation
Jenny Kitzinger , Co-Director of the York-Cardiff Chronic Disorders of Consciousness Research Centre, Cardiff University
Penney Lewis, Centre of Medical Law and Ethics, Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London
Venue: Berrick Saul Lecture Room, University of York.
Telephone: 01904 323041