Programme

Doctors, Conscience and Abortion Law and Practice workshop

9:30am – 10:15am Coffee and Registration
10:15am – 11am Doctors and the Abortion Act 1967
Lecture: Professor Sally Sheldon and Professor Malcolm Potts
Response: Dr Kate Greasley
Chair: Dr Jennie Bristow
11am – 11:15am Coffee
11:15am – 1pm Abortion Providers: Doctors Who Do
Presenters: Dr Ellie Lee, ‘Abortion Provision and Professional Identity’ and Dr Lori Freedman ‘Willing and Able, Willing and Unable: Abortion Care in the US’
Respondent: Professor Christy Zink
Chair: Dr Patricia Lohr, bpas.
1pm – 2:30pm
Lunch
The lunch break will include showing and discussion of films made as part of a project led by Lesley Hoggart, ‘My Abortion Experience
2.30pm – 4:30pm Conscientious Objection: Doctors Who Don’t
Lecture: Professor Wendy Chavkin
Response: Dr Silvia de Zordo and Dr Mary Neal
Chair: Dr Joanna Mishtal
4:30pm – 5pm Closing remarks by Ann Furedi and presentation of award for best poster
5pm – 6:30pm Drinks Reception, 3rd Floor, Cornwallis East