Module leader: Professor Jean V. McHale
The module examines the interface between legal regulation and health care practice. By reference to a series of topical areas it will explore legal and ethical regulatory challenges and dilemmas. Typical issues which will be considered will include:
- Compensation for clinical malpractice
- Consent and capacity
- Regulation of medical genetic technologies
- Regulation of reproductive technologies
- Dilemmas at the end of life and organ transplantation.