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Asbestos Action 20th Anniversary Conference

This event took place on Wednesday 7th September at Perth Concert Hall

If you were not able to attend or you wish to hear from our speakers again please see the recorded presentations below:

10.00 - 10.10


Iain M. Murray MBE - Chair of Asbestos Action

Kevin Blyth - Professor of Respiratory Medicine in Glasgow and founder of Macmillan Scottish Mesothelioma Network

10.10 - 10.40

Mesothelioma in Scotland: Clinical and Research Update

10.40 - 11.00

My Family Experience of Mesothelioma and Asbestos Action

Christina Beech - Technical Manager, Wife, Mum and Grandmother

11.00 - 11.30

Time to Refine? How Scots law can better serve the interests of justice in asbestos cases

Fraser Simpson - Partner, Digby Brown Solicitors

11.30 - 12.00

20 Years of Asbestos Action and the Future

Dianne Foster - Manager, Asbestos Action


13.00 - 13.30

Mesothelioma UK - The Journey to 2022 and Beyond

Liz Darlison MBE - Nurse Consultant, UHL. CEO, Mesothelioma UK

13.30 - 14.00

Asbestos Exposure: Knowledge and Standards – an Expert’s Perspective

John Raper - Consultant Forensic Scientist

14.00 - 14.20

The Importance of Further Support for Families

Michelle Angela Rodger - Makaton Tutor

14.20 - 14.50

The Role of the Scottish Mesothelioma Clinical Nurse Specialist

Susan Smyth - Team Leader, Mesothelioma UK and Macmillan Lung cancer, Pleural CNS 

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