Past events

UKCEN 17th Annual Conference: Liverpool Medical Insitution 14th June 2017


Family Matters - making decisions with and for patients


Mr Alex Ruck Keene, Barrister & Wellcome Trust Research Fellow at Kings College London

Dr Paul Baines, Paediatric Intensivist & Clinical Ethics Lead, Alder Hey Childrens NHSFT

Dr Leah McLaughlin, Principal Investigator, Organ Donation Study, School of Social Sciences, Bangor University & Wales Kidney Research Unit, Cardiff University

Prof Richard Huxtable, Centre for Ethics in Medicine, University of Bristol

Prof Jenny Kitzinger, Coma & Disorders of Consciousness Research Centre, Cardiff University


What place liberty depriving or caring?

Challenges for families & clinicians when making decisions with children on the cusp of adulthood

Family attitudes to organ donation following the introduction of deemed consent in Wales

Making decisions for the vegetative or minimally conscious patient

Pre conference workshop:

The pre-conference workshop will be on the 13th June in the afternoon. The theme will be 'Clinical Ethics Frameworks'. Further details will be issued shortly.

Pre conference dinner:

Please note there will be a pre-conference dinner on the evening of 13th June 2017 at the Liverpool Medical Institution at 7.30pm

Travel to Liverpool:

The conference flyer can be found here.

A downloadable version of the preliminary programme can be found here.

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Liverpool Medical Institution

114 Mount Pleasant


L3 5SR


Standard conference fee £90

Student reduced fee £50

IME members rate £50