Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Withholding and Withdrawing Treatment from Patients in a Vegetative or Minimally Conscious State

Friday 9 May 2014, 9.00am to 5.00pm


We are pleased to welcome as our Keynote Speaker Mr Justice (Sir Jonathan) Baker of the High Court Family Division who has presided over a number of highly influential cases in the Court of Protection

Speakers will include:

  • Mr Justice (Sir Jonathan) Baker (Keynote Speaker) 
  • Professor Penney Lewis, Centre for Medical Law and Ethics, Dickson Poon School of Law, Kings College London 
  • Professor Derick Wade, Consultant in Neurological Rehabilitation, Oxford Centre for Enablement 
  • Professor Celia Kitzinger, Director of the York Chronic Disorders of Consciousness (CDoC) Research Centre, Sociology Department, 
  • University of York 
  • Dr Stephen Holland, CDoC Research Centre, Philosophy Department, University of York 
  • Professor Simon Halliday, CDoC Research Centre, Law School, University of York 
  • Professor Jenny Kitzinger, Director of the Cardiff Chronic Disorders of Consciousness Research Centre, University of Cardiff 
Full information and a registration form is online at

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