Mixed blessings: ethical issues in assisted conception.


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Chair: Mrs Sally Gordon-Boyd, President, Open Section - Linking clinical and lay concerns.

The IVF viewpoint.
Miss Melanie Davies, Assisted Conception Practitioner, Reproductive Medicine Unit, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson & Obstetric Hospital

Assisted reproduction, multiple births and neonatal intensive care - a difficult ethical issue.
Dr Neena Modi, Senior Lecturer/Consultant in Neonatal Paediatrics, Hammersmith Hospital, London.

A fragile hold on life: the ethics of intensive care of children born through assisted conception.

Dr Richard Ashcroft, Leverhulme Senior Lecturer in Medical Ethics, Imperial College, London.

Discussion (1 hour).

CME/CPD Points: 3