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Date: Thursday 09/03/2006
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Venue: Perinatal Institute, Crystal Court.  Click here for a map (Adobe PDF)

Perinatal Forum -Termination of Pregnancy for Fetal Anomaly

Improvements in the performance of routine ultrasound scanning and antenatal screening programs for Down's syndrome have led to a growing number of terminations of pregnancy for fetal anomaly. This Forum will examine the medical issues and legal background of this ethically ambiguous area of fetal medicine. The meeting is open to all clinical staff working in obstetric, paediatric and public health areas.

18:00 The Abortion Law in England
Elizabeth Wicks – Lecturer Law School, University of Birmingham
18:30 Data from the West Midlands 1995-2004
Mike Wyldes, Consultant Obstetrician, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital
19:00 Termination of Pregnancy - an important aspect of Fetal Medicine
Mark Kilby - Professor in Maternal & Fetal Medicine, Birmingham Women's Hospital
19:30 Discussion
20:00 Close


Registration fee £10, includes light buffet and refreshments.
Please complete form below, and send with cheque (made payable to ‘Perinatal Institute’) to:

Shani Taylor,
Perinatal Institute, Crystal Court,
Aston Cross, Birmingham
B6 5RQ.

Registration will be confirmed upon receipt.

Places are limited and early registration is recommended



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