Leigh Day Women's Rights in Healthcare Seminar

When: 6th June 2019
Venue: Central London

The law firm's second seminar on women's rights in healthcare. Topics include law on consent and perineal tears, menopause, IVF, BAME women's health and the right to caesarean birth.

Baroness Uddin and Baroness Barker will be joining the following speakers to discuss these issues:

Maria Booker, Birthrights
Caesarean birth - exploring the limits of choice in childbirth

Juliet Albert, Midwife
Barriers to accessing healthcare for non-pregnant women and pregnant women who have suffered Female Genital Mutilation

Professor Ying Cheong, Southampton University
The 'F' words - Fertility, Funding, Fair?

Dr Jenny Douglas, The Open University
The Politics of Black Women’s Health in the UK

Dr Katie Mann, POGP (Pelvic Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy)
Perineal Trauma; its impact, and the role of physiotherapy

Dr Louise Newson, Menopause Specialist
Why Menopause is still a dirty word

Dr Nisha Shah, Consultant Psychiatrist
Mental illness in the perinatal period - a wolf in sheep's clothing?

Suzanne White, Leigh Day
An update on the law on consent

For more information, please visit https://www.leighday.co.uk/News/Events/Womens-rights-in-healthcare


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