[SydPhil] Workshop on Addressing challenges in consent to surgical innovations at MQ

Jane Johnson jane.johnson at mq.edu.au
Thu Sep 4 10:14:30 AEST 2014

Apologies for the previous message sent in error to the list. Please find
below an invitation to a workshop at Macquarie.

*Workshop on Addressing challenges in consent to surgical innovations*

*Date: Friday 31 October, 2014 *

*Venue: McKenzie room, Mq University (C10A: Hub building)*

*Time: 9.30am-1:00pm*

The aim of the workshop is to identify ethical, practical and legal
challenges that arise in seeking patient consent to innovative surgical
procedures, in order to develop ways of addressing these challenges.

*Confirmed speakers *

Dr Katrina Hutchison (Post-doctoral researcher, Macquarie University): *Health
professionals' views on consent to innovative surgery *

Professor Henry Pleass (Professor of Surgery, University of Sydney,
Westmead Clinical School): *Practical issues in obtaining consent for
innovative surgery*

Dr Kim Hill (Executive Medical Director, West Sydney Local Health
District): *Response to Prof Pleass*

A/Prof Bernadette Richards (University of Adelaide Law School): *A legal
viewpoint on consent to innovative surgery*

Numbers will be limited, therefore if you are planning to attend, please
rsvp to Swantje Lorrimer-Mohr (swantje.lorrimer-mohr at mq.edu.au) by Friday
17 October 2013.

*This workshop is part of the activities of ARC LP110200217 "On the cutting
edge: Promoting best practice in surgical innovation"*
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