First Do No Harm: Euthanasia in Belgium
Location: Senior Common Room, St Mary's University
Prof Raphael Cohen-Almagor, Professor and Chair in Politics at University of Hull, will deliver a lecture entitled 'First Do No Harm: Euthanasia in Belgium.'
The lecture will provide background information about the context of euthanasia in Belgium, discussing the Belgian law on euthanasia and raising some concerns about its implementation. It will include the changing role of physicians and imposition on nurses to perform euthanasia, the lack of notification of euthanasia cases, transplantation of organs from euthanized patients, and euthanasia of minors and patients with dementia.
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