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Navigating Medical Crises, 11th & 12th June, Glasgow

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Navigating Medical Crises: how to be prepared for the dilemmas and the decisions

Join leading hospital consultants Prof D Robin Taylor and Dr Calvin Lightbody for this two-hour seminar, in which you’ll explore how to process the dilemmas and tensions of a medical crisis.

Part of the Glasgow Science Festival and hosted The Glasgow Presbytery Community Responsibility Committee.

Dates: 11th and 12th of June 2018

Venue: Wellington Church, 77 Southpark Avenue, G12 8LE

Programme: Two complementary presentations from an Accident and Emergency Consultant and a Hospital Consultant. These will be followed by an open discussion session. The evening will finish with a case study for group discussion. Areas addressed will include - certainty or uncertainty in medical decision making; the meaning of “prognosis”; how to avoid medical harms; the importance of truthful conversations; quality versus quantity and goals of care at the end of life; should treatment ever be withdrawn? and the importance of anticipatory care planning.

Cost: Free - no need to book

Tea and coffee will be provided

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The Glasgow Science Festival runs from 7th - 17th of June 2018. For more information and the full programme of events visit

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