At the time of this meeting the General Medical Council (GMC) was running a consultation to gather views on its new draft guidance for doctors: End of Life Treatment and Care: Good Practice in Decision Making which would replace and extend the scope of the current guidance Withholding and Withdrawing Treatment. Suzanne Wood, Policy Adviser, Standards & Ethics at the GMC delivered a presentation and led a discussion around this subject at the meeting.
The following Office Bearers were elected:
Convener: Michael McMahon MSP
Vice-Conveners: Jamie McGrigor MSP / Dennis Robertson MSP
Secretary/Treasurer: Mark Hazelwood, Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care