Health Law

A/Prof. Bernadette Richards1 1University Of Adelaidde, Adelaide, Australia We live in a world where new is better and there is a perception that this brave new world of technological advancement is a better place where disease will be banished and...
  • June 12, 2018
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Dr Andrew Caple1 1Queensland University of Technology, Bardon, Australia Attempting to publish information about involuntary mental health tribunal cases (whether civil or forensic), advances several ethical and legal issues, such as the public interest in the open administration of justice;...
  • June 12, 2018
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Prof. Malcolm Parker1, Prof. Lindy Willmott2, Prof. Ben White2, Prof. Gail Williams3, Prof. Colleen Cartwright4 1University Of Queensland, Red Hill, Australia, 2Australian Centre for Health Law Research, Law School, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, , , 3School of Population Health,...
  • June 12, 2018
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Dr Lisa Eckstein1, Professor Dianne Nicol1, Associate Professor Mark Taylor2, Dr Jessica Bell2 1University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia, 2Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia New technological developments, alongside changing social and funding conditions, are blurring boundaries that have...
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Morgan Carpenter1 1Sydney Health Ethics + IHRA + GATE, Newtown, Australia Once described as hermaphrodites and later as intersex people, individuals born with intersex variations are routinely subject to so-called “normalizing” medical interventions, often in childhood. Opposition to such practices...
  • June 12, 2018
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Eliana Close, Prof. Ben White, Lindy Willmott On 29 November 2017, the Victorian Parliament passed the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 (Vic). The Act, which will permit assistance to die in limited circumstances, will not commence until 19 June 2019....
  • June 12, 2018
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Daryl Pullman1 1Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, St. John’s, Canada Canada introduced legislation to legalize medical assistance in dying (MAiD) in June of 2016. In the same month the state of California passed the “End-of-Life Option Act” that now permits...
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Dr Charles Douglas1 1University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia The tort of negligence requires the complainant ‘to show that he has been injured by the breach of a duty owed to him in the circumstances by the defendant to take reasonable...
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Dr Jeanne Snelling1 1University Of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand With few exceptions, a person’s right to make and act on a decision in jurisdictions such as New Zealand depends upon them possessing certain functional abilities, commonly referred to as mental...
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Prof. Belinda Bennett1, Amanda Brown, Elizabeth Dallaston, Fiona McDonald 1Queensland University Of Technology, Brisbane, Australia Advances in genomic medicine promise new opportunities for diagnosis and treatment of many diseases. In realising the potential of genomic medicine it will be important...
  • June 12, 2018
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