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Age, Rationing and the National Health Service: a legal and ethical minefield? – Professor Keith Syrett

Posted on 5 August 2014 by Alison Tobin

A recent report in the Daily Telegraph sought to expose ‘illegal’ age discrimination in the National Health Service (NHS). It cited a study jointly carried out by the Royal College […]

Deprivation of liberty: The media are missing the real story – Lucy Series

Posted on 12 November 2013 by Christopher Burns

Last week the Daily Mail and the Telegraph newspapers covered a recent ruling of the Court of Protection concerning deprivation of liberty.  Mr Justice Jackson ruled that a 67 year […]

Deemed Consent for Organ Transplantation in Wales – Tom Hayes

Posted on 5 July 2013 by Christopher Burns

During national transplant week we are reminded of the triumph of modern medicine that allows organs and tissue of the recently deceased to be transplanted into those in need. There […]

The Francis Inquiry Report into Events at Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust: The Proposed Duty of Candour – Professor Vivienne Harpwood

Posted on 12 February 2013 by Alison Tobin

Those with long memories will have read The Francis Report with a sense of déjà vu. The Report, published on February 6th 2013, contained echoes of recommendations made in the […]