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Abortion in the 21st century

November 28, 2008

Abortion in the 21st century – the medicine, the ethics and the law? Monday December 1st, 6.30-8.30pm, Assembly Hall, New College (The Mound, EH1 2LX), Edinburgh Scotland www.edmedethics.com

At a pivotal time in the history of abortion provision in the UK, this discussion will explore the issues in order to equip and inform medical professionals, medical students, policy makers and members of the public. The evening will focus on the moral, social and psychological questions surrounding abortion today but the discussion is bound to range widely.

The keynote speakers are

* Professor John Wyatt, Professor of Neonatal Paediatrics at University College, London; contributor to the House of Commons Select Committee on Science and Technology

* Ann Furedi, Chief Executive of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, the UK’s largest independent abortion provider; as seen on Channel 4’s “Dispatches”

The discussion will be chaired by Dr Kate Guthrie, consultant Gynaecologist and consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health.

The evening will consist of presentations from the invited keynote speakers followed by an extended opportunity for discussion and Q&A from the audience.

Tickets: 5 pounds; 3 pounds students. To reserve tickets or for other enquiries, please email tickets@edmedethics.com. Tickets will also be available on the door. Arrive early to avoid disappointment! Doors will open at 6pm.

In association with the Trinity Forum.

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