Conference - Violence Makes You Ill

Issued: Mon, 19 May 2014 15:03:00 BST

Poster for Medics Against Violence eventViolence Makes You Ill , the inaugural conference from Medics against Violence will bring together a diverse group of speakers to talk about violence. We want to explore the effect of violence on health, how the health sector can help to reduce violence and how partners in health, justice and other sectors can work together to reduce not only violence but injury. We will tell you what we are doing to contribute to the reduction in violence in Scotland but also what others have been doing.

The conference will be held in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow on the 25th June 2014


Speakers include:

Karyn McCluskey, Director of the Scottish Violence Reduction Unit

Iain Livingston, Deputy Chief Constable, Police Scotland

Linda de Caestecker, Public Health, Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Paul Gray, Scottish Government

Phil Conalglen,Public Health, NHS Lothian

Adrian Boyle, Emergency Medicine, Addenbrooks Hospital, Cambridge

Mark Devlin, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Michael Murray, Neuroanaesthetics, Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Christine Goodall, Oral Surgery, University of Glasgow

Lindsay Thomson, Forensic Psychiatry, University of Edinburgh


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or 0141 532 5816.


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