Clinical Input 2009

January

Talk to the Neurosciences Grand Round, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, by Dr Dominic Wilkinson: ‘Maternal Brain death’

James Martin Advanced Research Seminar, Professor Bill Fulford: ‘Combining Values-Based Practice with Evidence Based Practice in Psychiatric Diagnosis’

James Martin Advanced Research Seminars, Dr Linsey McGoey (Said Business School, University of Oxford): ‘Seroxat, regulatory failure, and current limits of neuroethical discourses;’ Dr Dominic Wilkinson: ‘The self-fulfilling prophecy in intensive care’

February

Oxford Forum for Medical Humanities Event, Dr Simon Cohen: ‘Conflict in the ICU’

James Martin Advanced Research Seminar, Dr Jill Craigie (Centre of Medical Law & Ethics, King’s College, London): ‘Capacity, practical rationality and what a patient values’

Oxford Forum for Medical Humanities Event, Dr Deborah Bowman (Senior Lecturer in Medical Ethics and Law at St George's University of London): ‘Telling Tales: The Ethics Roadshow and preventing 'Ethical Erosion'

March

Seminar presentation for the Children’s and Young People’s Directorate, part of the Bedfordshire and Luton Mental Health and Social Care Partnership NHS Trust, on ‘Case Studies in Involuntary Treatment: A Values-Based Approach to the Mental Health Act’ by Professor Bill Fulford

April

Talk to Paediatric Registrars, John Radcliffe Hospital, Dr Dominic Wilkinson: ’Disability, discrimination and death’

Professor Julian Savulescu spoke on ‘The Ethics of Creating Admixed Embryos as a source of stem cells,’ National Stem Cell Conference, Oxford

May 

James Martin Advanced Research Seminar, Dr Jeremy Howick (Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, University of Oxford): ‘Questioning the methodological superiority of 'placebo' over 'active' controlled trials;’

Professor Matthew Rushworth (Department of Experimental Psychology and Oxford University FMRIB Centre, University of Oxford) ‘The medial frontal cortex: a brain region for detecting conflict?’

The Vision for Oxford as an Academic Health Sciences Centre – The Benefits for Local Health Communities, Cherwell District Council, Bodicote House, Banbury, UK (attendance and presentation by Professor Alastair Buchan to Health Professionals)

June

James Martin Advanced Research Seminars, Dr Dominic Wilkinson: ‘A life worth giving: the threshold for withdrawal of life support from newborn infants;’ Dr Davinia Talbot (Institut für Ethik, Geschichte und Theorie der Medizin, Universität Münster): ‘’None of my business’. Why physicians are wrong in abstaining from (neuro-)enhancement matters’

Series of Seminars for the Children’s and Young People’s Directorate, Bedfordshire and Luton Mental Health and Social Care Partnership NHS Trust, by Professor Bill Fulford:

1) ‘Simon the Seer: Values and Diagnostic Assessment’;

2) ‘Tom? Which Tom? Values and the Multidisciplinary Team’;

3) ‘Mrs Lazy: Values and ‘Personalised’ Practice’;

4) ‘The Artist who Couldn’t See Colours: Bringing Values and Evidence Together in the Care Plan’. (Research Centre, Dunstable, June 2009 to present)

Professor Julian Savulescu led an ‘Interactive Session’ with Bruce Lefroy Centre for Genetic Health Research team on ‘Practical Ethics’, Monash Childrens Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia

Professor Bill Fulford gave a Guest Lecture on "Values-Based Practice" at Cambridge University Hospital

Professor Bill Fulford was keynote speaker at the RCPsych. AGM: "A Secret History of ICD and the Hidden Future of DSM" in Liverpool

July

Talk at Becoming a Person Conference, Magdalen College, Oxford, Dr Dominic Wilkinson: ‘Premature infants, late-term fetuses, moral status and viability’

Talk at Law and Neuroscience Colloquium, UCL, London, by Dr Dominic Wilkinson: ‘The Carmentis machine: legal and ethical issues in the use of neuroimaging for prognosis in newborn infants’

Professor Bill Fulford was invited speaker on ‘Values-Based Practice’ to NHS East Midlands Development Team, Nottingham

Special Lecture by Geoffrey Miller, MD (Clinical Director of Pediatric Neurology, Yale University, New Haven Hospital, and Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, Yale University): ‘Extreme Prematurity – Truth, Justice and the Tyranny of Language’ and response by Dr Dominic Wilkinson

Talk at Critical care Symposium, London, by Dr Dominic Wilkinson: ‘Should we allow organ-donation euthanasia?’

October

Professor Bill Fulford was an invited speaker to the National Mental Health Development Unit, China Week, ‘3 Keys – A Shared Approach to Assessment in Mental Health,’ Wellington House, London