On the back of our 2011 Human Bodies report, I took part last week in a panel discussion at the 23rd European Students’ Conference in Berlin. This was a terrific event, gathering several hundred medical students from around Europe, looking at this year’s theme of ‘Transplantation and Implementation’. My session, shared with colleagues from Germany and Spain, was focused on ways of increasing organ donation for transplantation.
Monthly archives: September 2012
In the recent court judgement on Tony Nicklinson’s challenge to the current law on euthanasia Lord Justice Toulson quoted from the report of the Falconer Commission on Assisted Dying on a number of occasions. He said that it ‘contains an interesting analysis of arguments and views, but it would not be right for the court to treat it as having some form of official or quasi-official status’ (para 24).
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