If Scotland legalises assisted suicide, it will fundamentally and irrevocably change the nature of medical practice and could lead to euthanasia.
Our Duty of Care invites health professionals to this evening event in Glasgow with Professor David Galloway hosting Professor Leonie Herx for a discussion about the Canadian experience of their Medical Assistance in Dying law, and the lessons that Scotland needs to take seriously from it.
There will be an opportunity for questions and answers for those attending the event in-person.
Tuesday, 31st January – 7pm to 9pm
The Princess Alexandra Room, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, 232-242 Saint Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ
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Dr. Leonie Herx: Specialist palliative care physician in Kingston, Ontario, Associate Professor and Division Head of Palliative Medicine at Queen’s University, and the Medical Director for Palliative Care at Kingston Health Sciences Centre and Providence Care Hospital. Leonie is a Past-President of the Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians and Chair of the Royal College Specialty Committee for Palliative Medicine.
Professor David Galloway: Consultant Surgeon, Author, Past President, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.