Public Debate: Organ Donation

Organ donation: the cost of not giving: A public debate

Thursday 17 March 2011, 6.30-8.00
Watershed, Bristol, BS1 5TX

This public event will bring together people involved in organ donation and transplantation to discuss the current situation in the UK.  You will have a chance to hear about the complexity of transplant coordination, the harrowing experience of waiting for and going through a transplant,  as well as philosophical and moral issues surrounding organ donation.  Speakers include an organ recipient, family members, and health professionals.

Panel members:
Paul Arnold (family member)
Gill Hollis (transplant recipient)
Lynne Holt (Transplant Coordinator, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle)
David Nix (MBE) (Chairman, Donor Family Network)
Dr John Troyer (Deputy Director of the Centre for Death and Society, University of Bath)

Chair:
Dr Julian Baggini, editor-in-chief , The Philosophers’ Magazine

The event is free of charge but booking is essential. To book a place email Havi Carel.