Sickle Cell and Deaths in Custody Conference


Registration closes 18 May 2009 – Book now to avoid disappointment!

The Unit for the Social Study of Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell (TASC Unit) at De Montfort University, Leicester is pleased to present this exclusive one-day conference.

The conference examines Sickle Cell Disorders, healthcare neglect in prisons, racism in the criminal justice system and the introduction of specialist custody nursing Sickle Cell and Deaths in Custody dmu.ac.uk/conference/sickle-cell.

Wednesday 10 June 2009 – £130

You will receive a FREE copy of Professor Simon Dyson and Professor Gwyneth Boswell’s new groundbreaking book Sickle Cell and Deaths in Custody (London: Whiting & Birch) worth £50.

Resgistert on-line here

Speakers include

  • Professor Guy Rutty – a member of the British Association in Forensic Medicine, the Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland, British Medical Association (to name a few) and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Forensic Science, Medicine and Pathology.Elise Bethancourt
  • Dr Adebayo Olujohungbe – a consultant haematologist at the University Hospital Aintree NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, Chief Investigator of the Priapism In Sickle Cell Study (PISCES) and Medical Adviser to the Sickle Cell Society.
  • INQUEST – an ‘award winning’ campaigning organisation founded in 1981 providing a specialist comprehensive advice service to bereaved people, lawyers, the media, MPs and the wider public on contentious deaths and their investigation.

If you would like further information please contact Sarah Allen conferences@dmu.ac.uk or call (0116) 250 6215.

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