LLB Legal Issues in Health Care

Student listening in a lectureModule leader: Professor Jean V. McHale

Module description:

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.


The optional modules listed on the website for this programme may unfortunately occasionally be subject to change. As you will appreciate key members of staff may leave the University and this necessitates a review of the modules that are offered. Where the module is no longer available we will let you know as soon as we can and help you make other choices.