We are delighted to announce the 2017 Institute of Medical Ethics Public Lecture on Tuesday September 26th, 2017.
Richard Huxtable, Professor of Medical Ethics & Law, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Ethics in Medicine at the University of Bristol, will give a talk titled “‘A Balance of Opposites? Ethics, Judges and Minimally Conscious Patients’
When: Tuesday, September 26th at 5:00 pm
Where: Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Rd, London, NW1 2BE
About the speaker:
Richard Huxtable is Professor of Medical Ethics & Law, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Ethics in Medicine at the University of Bristol. He has held visiting positions at the Ethox Centre in the University of Oxford, the Centre for Biomedical Ethics in the National University of Singapore and the Hastings Center, New York. A long-standing participant in clinical ethics consultation, Richard is a member of the UHBT Clinical Ethics Advisory Group and a Trustee of the National Council for Palliative Care.
Richard’s research primarily concerns legal and ethical issues in end-of-life decision-making, surgery and paediatrics. He is the author of Law, Ethics and Compromise at the Limits of Life: To Treat or Not to Treat? (Routledge-Cavendish, 2012), Euthanasia, Ethics and the Law: From Conflict to Compromise (Routledge-Cavendish, 2007) and (with Dickenson & Parker) The Cambridge Medical Ethics Workbook (CUP, 2nd edn, 2010), plus numerous articles and chapters. His research has been funded by organisations including the Wellcome Trust and the European Commission and he has given invited presentations at the Royal Society of Medicine and the Royal College of Surgeons, as well as conferences worldwide.
This event is free but you need to register here:
The event will be followed by a drinks reception.