Sickle Cell and Deaths in Custody conference

Sickle Cell and Deaths in Custodyconference

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


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 – member of the British Association in Forensic Medicine, the Pathological Society of

    Great Britain and Ireland, British Medical Association, and

    Editor-in-Chief of the journal Forensic Science, Medicine and Pathology

  • Dr Adebayo Olujohungbe – 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 email Hayley


or call (0116) 250 6213.

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