Debates: inter-medical school debates on issues in medical ethics

  • Should Somatic support be prolonged for a brain dead woman who is 23 weeks pregnant until the foetus can be safely delivered with a good chance of survival?
  • Should a 15 year old be allowed to refuse chemotherapy?
  • Should a non UK resident be provided with dialysis funded by the NHS?

Come and hear debates on these and other issues at the inaugural inter-medical school ethics debating competition on Wednesday 28th March, 5 – 7.30 in the Burroughs Room, Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, NW1 2BE.

The judging panel includes:

Dr Marika Davies, Medico-legal adviser, MPS, Dr Julian Sheather, Ethics Manager, Medical Ethics Department, British Medical Association and Dr David Misselbrook, Dean of Royal Society of Medicine

Refreshments kindly provided by Wellcome

RSVP: Dr Carolyn Johnston, Adviser Medical Law and Ethics, King’s College London, carolyn.johnston [at] kcl.ac.uk

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