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Webinar: disability, medicine and euthanasia

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25th June 2020

Disability rights advocate Baroness Grey-Thompson, geriatrician Professor Des O'Neill and palliative care consultant Dr Sinéad Donnelly discuss euthanasia and assisted suicide.

Webinar: disability, medicine and euthanasia
Our colleagues at Hope Ireland convened an online seminar under the heading 'A Conversation about Euthanasia & Assisted Dying', allowing supporters and those wishing to understand more about the issues surrounding end of life care and the threat of new legislation.

Watch below to hear from:

Baroness (Tanni) Grey-Thompson
  • 11 times gold medal Paralympic athletics champion, Crossbench Peer in the UK House of Lords, Disability rights advocate.
Professor Des O'Neill
  • Professor of Medical Gerontology, Trinity College Dublin. First medical director of the Alzheimer's Society of Ireland.
Dr Sinéad Donnelly
  • Palliative care consultant based in New Zealand, formerly of Milford Hospice, Limerick. Senior Lecturer at Otago University Wellington
The webinar also paid tribute to the work of the late campaigner, Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick.

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