WEBINAR: Prioritising access to life-saving treatment – legal considerations

WEBINAR: Prioritising access to life-saving treatment – legal considerations


CategoryWebinars Archive Author Parishil Patel KC, Steve Broach , Ruth Keating, Gethin Thomas Date

As the current public health crisis intensifies, the need for NHS bodies to adopt policies on how they will prioritise access to life-saving treatment becomes more acute. There is an obvious risk that such policies will discriminate unlawfully in relation to protected characteristics including age and disability.

This webinar will explore:

  • The legal basis for the prioritisation of NHS treatment
  • The types of policies which NHS bodies are adopting
  • Discrimination issues arising under the Equality Act 2010
  • Human rights considerations

 

WEBINAR PRESENTATIONS:

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WEBINAR VIDEO RECORDING:

 

 

Date and Time:

Thursday 9th April 2020
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

This session is being delivered by Parishil Patel QC and Steve Broach, assisted by Ruth Keating and Gethin Thomas.

 

PLEASE NOTE: This webinar is hosted by Zoom. Please visit the Zoom website for their Terms & Conditions.


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