Doctors, Conscience and Abortion Law and Practice workshop

29 June 2017

9:30am – 10:15am Coffee and Registration
10:15am – 11.30am Doctors and the Abortion Act 1967
Lecture: Professor Sally Sheldon and Professor Malcolm Potts
Response: Dr Kate Greasley
Chair: Dr Jennie Bristow
11.30am – 11:45am Coffee
11:45am – 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
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 Joanna Mishtal and Dr Mary Neal
Chair: Ann Furedi
4:30pm – 5pm Closing remarks by Ann Furedi and presentation of award for best poster
5pm – 6:30pm Drinks Reception, 3rd Floor, Cornwallis East

Thanks to Kent Centre for Law, Gender and Sexuality, to the Social Sciences Faculty at the University of Kent and to British Pregnancy Advisory Service, for their generous support for the event.