Kidney Wales and Organ Donation – “The Invisible Death Row making it visible in the UK” – House Of Commons, Westminster, London

Monday 25 of June 2018 at 16.00 to 18.00 hrs

Kidney Wales will be addressing Members of the Commons and Lords in a reception on the forthcoming deemed consent legislation in conjunction with Professor Roy J Thomas of Kidney Wales and the College of Health and Human Sciences at Swansea University.

Professor Thomas is Chief Executive of Kidney Wales. He will discuss organ donation as the “Invisible Death Row” in the UK.

Kidney Wales campaigned on the change in the law in Wales from July 2007 until it came into force in 2013 (implemented 1 of December 2015) as the Human Transplantation (Wales) Act 2013 which amended the Human Tissue Act. It was then the largest bioethical debate in the UK –attracting wide discussion and attention.

Alongside Professor Thomas, will be a leading international expert on bioethics –Professor Ames Dhai the Head of the Steve Biko Bioethics Centre, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

The Reception is sponsored by Carolyn Harris MP for Swansea East

Please contact Sian Evans if you are interested in attending on – e mail/telephone.

Details:

You are invited to a Reception with Kidney Wales on changes in Organ Donation Laws in the Palace of Westminster, House of Commons, London

Sponsored by Carolyn Harris, MP for Swansea East

Monday 25 June 2018 Time – 16.00-18.00

Committee Room 11, Palace of Westminster, House of Commons, SW1A 0AA

Professor Roy J Thomas is Chief Executive of Kidney Wales will discuss organ donation as the “Invisible Death Row” in the UK.

Kidney Wales campaigned on the change in the law in Wales from July 2007 until it came into force in 2013 (implemented 1 of December 2015) as the Human Transplantation (Wales) Act 2013 which amended the Human Tissue Act. It was then the largest bioethical debate in the UK –attracting wide discussion and attention.

Alongside Professor Thomas, will be a leading international expert on bioethics -Professor Ames Dhai – Head of the Steve Biko Bioethics Centre, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

RSVP – Sian Evans, Development Manager –Kidney Wales – sian@kidneywales.cymru or telephone 02920 34 39 40

NOTES
Please bring the invite with you and to come in through Cromwell Green entrance. We would advise allowing up to 30 minutes to clear security and get to the room as most people like to take a slow wander through so they can have a quick look round Westminster Hall / Central Lobby on their