As Scotland continues to await the report on the McArthur Bill consultation, Baroness (Tanni) Grey-Thompson and Professor Marie Fallon delivered timely warnings to MSPs during a Care Not Killing-Not Dead Yet webinar on 8 March.
Tanni Grey-Thompson is an independent crossbench peer in the House of Lords who has spoken on a range of issues including disability rights, welfare reform, and of course, sport. One of Britain's greatest paralympic athletes, Tanni, amassed a remarkable medal haul over 16 years and five Paralympic Games of 11 gold, 4 silver and a bronze.
Professor Marie Fallon is the St Columba's Hospice Chair of Palliative Medicine at the University of Edinburgh and an honorary consultant in palliative pare at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh. She leads a large portfolio of multi-centre clinical trials in palliative care of which three were CRUK-funded.