Video: Watch Shami Chakrabarti's RCGP conference speech in full

GPs have a duty to use their 'trusted voice' as a profession to challenge inequality and stand up for human rights, Liberty director Shami Chakrabarti told the RCGP annual conference. Watch her speech in full below.

Shami Chakrabarti: standing ovation for RCGP conference speech (Photo: Gevi Dimitrak)
Shami Chakrabarti: standing ovation for RCGP conference speech (Photo: Gevi Dimitrak)

Ms Chakrabarti won a standing ovation for her RCGP annual conference 2015 keynote speech on the Human Rights Act, GP patient data, health inequality and more.

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