American surgeon Dr Atul Gawande is one of the world’s biggest-selling and most influential health writers.
The author of The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right, Better: A Surgeon’s Notes on Performance and Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science has, with Being Mortal, sparked much international discussion, tapping into fresh thinking about the importance of advance care planning and what people want from aged and end-of-life care.
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear him speak.
MC: Broadcaster and lawyer Linda Clark (who will introduce the lecture and moderate audience questions afterward)
When: Monday 18 May, 6–7.30pm (doors open 5.30pm)
Where: Shed 6, Wellington waterfront
Tickets: $10 (plus booking fee) from www.ticketek.co.nz, 0800 TICKETEK (842 538) and Ticketek outlets (see website for addresses)