Human Rights in End of Life Care conference

Sue Ryder hosted a free conference on human rights in end of life care on Thursday 27th June 2019 in London. The full-day event built on our first human rights conference in February 2018, exploring further how applying a human rights approach to end of life care practice can help deliver person-centred and compassionate care.

27th June 2019 Conference

Human rights in end of life care: putting theory into practice  

This year's conference provided a great opportunity to reflect and share the impact of human rights training in end of life care practice, learn about new developments in the field, ask questions to our speakers panel and network with other professionals.

Guest speakers included:

  • Dr Sanchita Hosali, Director, British Institute of Human Rights
  • Tor Butler-Cole QC, Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers
  • Richard Harding, Herbert Dunhill Chair & Director of the Centre for Global Health Palliative Care
  • Professor Jenny Kitzinger, Cardiff University, Coma & Disorders of Consciousness Research Centre

You can read more about the 2019 conference in the retrospective on our news feed.

Meet our speakers

Future conferences

Please keep an eye on our website for details of upcoming events and conferences as part of our human rights programme. 

If you attended the conference and have any feedback for us, a question to ask or a human rights story to share, please email