Difficult conversations: Organ donation, how the law of consent is changing

Difficult conversations: Organ donation, how the law of consent is changing

23 March 2021

Online

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  • Scottish organ donation law will change to an opt out system in March 2021. This month's College webinar will focus on organ donation and how the law is changing across Scotland and the wider UK landscape. These speakers will explore the conversations around the practical aspects of the change as well as the family approach and ethical issues surrounding it too.

    Speakers include:

  • Mr John Casey, Specialist Advisor on Organ Donation and Transplantation to the Chief Medical Officer in Scotland
  • Dr David Chung, Vice President of the Royal College of Emercency Medicine
  • Professor Alison Britton, Professor of Healthcare and Medical Law

Suitable for:

  • Core Medical Trainees/ Internal Medicine Trainees
  • Medical Specialty Trainees
  • Medical Consultants
  • Other Physicians
  • Surgeons Outside the UK
  • Surgical Consultants
  • Other Surgeons
  • 23 March
    18:00-18:05

    Introduction and Welcome

    Professor Jackie Taylor
    President
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

    23 March
    18:05-18:25

    Technical / Practical Conversations and the new law overview

    Mr John Casey
    Specialist advisor on organ donation and Transplantation to the Chief Medical Officer in Scotland

    23 March
    18:25-18:30

    Question and answer session 1

    23 March
    18:30-18:45

    Family Conversation

    Dr David Cheung
    Emergency Medical Consultant
    Royal College of Emergency Medicine

    23 March
    18:45-18:50

    Question and answer session 2

    23 March
    18:50-19:05

    Ethical Conversation

    Professor Alison Britton
    Professor of Healthcare and Medical Law/Head of Department
    Head of Department of Economics and Law
    Glasgow Caledonian University

    23 March
    19:05-19:10

    Question and answer session 3

    23 March
    19:10-19:15

    Close

    Professor Jackie Taylor
    President
    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

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