Jessica Schiro

Person-centred care: navigating ethical tensions and uncertainties The idea that health professionals should respect patients as persons, including by being mindful of their autonomy, is widely accepted and taken as commonplace. But experiences of healthcare, perhaps particularly for long-term conditions,...
  • September 20, 2018
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In 2002, the Belgian Parliament adopted a law on euthanasia, making this medical practice legal if strict due care criteria have been met. Anno 2018, there is more than 15 years of experience with the implementation of this law. The...
  • August 16, 2018
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A/Prof. Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh1, Professor Elizabeth  Beattie2, Dr  Maria  O’Reilly3, Mr  Mitchell  McMaster4, Professor  Wendy Moyle5, Dr  Elaine Fielding2 1La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia, 2Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, 3Central Queensland University, Bundaberg, Australia, 4Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 5Griffith...
  • August 9, 2018
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Courtney Hempton,1Catherine Mills1  1Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia. In June 2019 Victoria will become the first state in Australia to provide access to lawful ‘voluntary assisted dying’. Voluntary assisted dying refers to ‘assistance to die provided in medical context’, and...
  • July 2, 2018
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Professor Richard Murray is the Dean of the College of Medicine and Dentistry at James Cook University and the President of Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand. His career focus has been in rural and remote medicine, Aboriginal health, public...
  • June 18, 2018
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Professor Michael Selgelid is Director of the Monash Bioethics Centre; Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Bioethics at Monash; and Chair of the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres for Bioethics. He is also an Adjunct...
  • June 18, 2018
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Emma Kowal is Professor of Anthropology in the Alfred Deakin Institute at Deakin University, Convenor of the Deakin Science and Society Network and former Deputy Director of the National Centre for Indigenous Genomics at the Australian National University. Her current appointments include...
  • June 18, 2018
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Christopher Mayes is a Research Fellow in the Alfred Deakin Institute at Deakin University and Research-Affiliate in Sydney Health Ethics at the University of Sydney. He is an interdisciplinary scholar with disciplinary backgrounds in philosophy and sociology. His research interests...
  • June 18, 2018
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Prof Luc Deliens has a PhD in Health Sciences and MSc in Sociology. Since 2000, he is Director of the End-of-Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel & Ghent University, in Belgium (www.endoflifecare.be). He is currently a professor of Palliative...
  • June 17, 2018
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Vikki Entwistle has recently taken up the position of Professor and Director of the Centre for Biomedical Ethics at the National University of Singapore. Vikki’s research is highly interdisciplinary and collaborative. She draws particularly on social sciences and philosophy, and...
  • June 17, 2018
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