When persuasion fails: Reflections on medical lobbying from Clare Gerada

Date: 2 October 2018
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Cost: Free

What happens when persuasion fails? This is the theme of this keynote talk from leading GP and former chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), Dr Clare Gerada, at the annual symposium of Bristol University's Centre for Health, Law, and Society.

Currently Medical Director for the Practitioner Health Programme (PHP), a service which provides help to sick doctors and dentists, Dr Gerada has most recently been appointed as an expert advisor in the GMC medical manslaughter review. Previously, she has held a number of national roles, including, Senior Policy Advisor, Department of Health Drugs and Alcohol; Director of RCGP Substance Misuse Use Unit and was Chair of RCGP National Expert Group on Substance Misuse. In2013, she was named one of Britain’s top 100 most influential women by BBC Radio Four’s Women’s Hour.

The event marks one year since the launch of the Centre for Health,Law, and Society and will be followed by a drinks reception and an opportunity to network with thought leaders from the sector. Admission is free but advance booking is essential.

The event follows the Centre for Health, Law, and Society Workshop 'Doctors and Persuasion'

Event address: The Lady Hale Moot Court Room
University Of Bristol Law School
8-10 Berkeley Square
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