Membership of the Special Committee on Human Rights
- Dr Sanjay Khurmi (Chair)
- Ms Shelly Harper
- Dr Peter Hughes (co-opted)
- Dr Chris Jones
- Dr Carol Kan (co-opted)
- Professor Clive Meux
- Dr Nicola Naven (co-opted)
- Dr Catherine Penny
- Dr Abdi Sanati (Vice-Chair)
- Mr Greg Smith (co-opted)
- Dr Su Sukumaran
- Professor George Szmukler
To contact the Committee, please email
The Special Committee on Human Rights is
pleased to announce that Baroness Hale will speak
at its forthcoming half-day conference: The Convention on
the Rights of People with Disabilities (CRPD) - The End of
Psychiatric Practice as we know it?
The conference will take place at the Royal
College of Psychiatrists’ London HQ on March 10 2016 from
approximately 1230-1630. The programme is available here.
The attendance fee is £50 (including
lunch) and can be paid either in advance by cheque or on the day
via cash/cheque. To book a place, please either write to or email
Greg Smith (21 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB or firstname.lastname@example.org)
including details of any dietary requirements. Please make cheques
payable to the Royal College of Psychiatrists, writing ‘SCHR
Conference 2016’ on the back.
The SCHR has prepared a ‘Questions and
Answers’ document about the CRPD which may well be of interest to
RCPsych members. It is available here.