Medicine Unboxed 2011 – 15 October Parabola Arts Centre Cheltenham, UK

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Medicine Unboxed is conference that engages both the public and front-line NHS staff with a view of medicine that is infused and elaborated by the humanities. Speakers this year include the Rev. John Bell – John Carey – Lionel Shriver – Jo Shapcott – Ray Tallis – Paul Bailey – Tom Isaacs – Michael Arditti and Havi Carel.

Programme

09.00 Coffee

 09.20 – 09.30 Introduction and chair
Sam Guglani 

 
09.30 – 10.00 Facts and values in medicine
Ray Tallis
 
10.00 – 11.00 Patients, medicine and values
Ray Tallis, Havi Carel & Tom Isaacs
 
11.00 – 11.25  Coffee
 

11.25 – 11.50 An epidemic of loneliness
Ishani Kar-Purkayastha

 
11.50 – 13.15 The window of literature
John Carey, Jo Shapcott, Michael Arditti & Paul Bailey
 
13.15 – 14.00 Lunch
 
14.00 – 14.50 Ethics and Law: a debate
Sheila McLean & Richard Huxtable
 
14.50 – 15.35 The price of life  
Adam Wishart
 
15.35 – 16.00 Coffee
 
16.00 – 16.45 So much for that
Lionel Shriver
 
16.45 – 17.30 Treatment, medicine and compassion
John Bell
 
17.30  Close
 
Drinks reception

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