External Engagement

The Centre for Health, Law and Society is committed to sharing expertise and promoting collaboration between health law scholarship and practice. We work with external partners in the generation of our research and inform policy and practice through external appointments and engagement. Centre colleagues activities include committee and board memberships, advisory positions and governance roles.

Professor John Coggon

Dr Judy Laing

Professor Sheelagh McGuinness

  • The Independent Ethics and Governance Council of UK Biobank (2011 – Present)
  • Research Ethics Committee of British Pregnancy Advisory Service (2016 – Present)
  • The Royal College of Obstetrician and Gynaecologists’ Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health Ad Hoc Advisory Group on Conscientious Objection (2014 – 2016)
  • Medical Ethics Committee of the Royal College of General Practitioners (2011 – 2016)
  • Labour Women Ireland: Advice on Abortion Law Reform in the Republic of Ireland (2014 - 2015) - See Mairead Enright et al ‘General Scheme of Access to Abortion Bill 2015’ (2015) 5 Feminists@law
  • The working group convened by the Declaration of Istanbul Custodian Group exploring the subject ‘organ tourism’ (2013 – 2015)
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