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This session is open to the public Public Lecture Topic: The primary and secondary use of confidential health data/information – what are the benefits and risks? Health data is the most sensitive data and there is currently strong public interest...
  • September 19, 2018
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In the 1960s and 70s, scientists at the John Curtin School of Medical Research of the Australian National University (ANU) organised the collection of thousands of blood samples from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians living on missions and government...
  • August 16, 2018
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Dr Christopher Mayes Research Fellow, Alfred Deakin Institute at Deakin University and Research-Affiliate in Sydney Health Ethics at the University of Sydney In March 2018 the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) released new editions of their codes of...
  • July 2, 2018
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Tracey Carver1, Dr Malcolm Smith1 1Senior Lecturer, QUT Law School, Australian Centre for Health Law Research, QUT Faculty of Law In Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board [2015] AC 1430, the UK Supreme Court confirmed that, under the law of negligence and...
  • June 28, 2018
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Dr Andrew McGee1, Dr  Drew Carter2 1Australian Centre for Health Law Research, QUT, Brisbane, Australia, 2Adelaide Health Technology Assessment (AHTA), School of Public Health, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia This presentation examines what has been called the Equivalence Thesis in...
  • June 25, 2018
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Dr Imogen Goold1 1Associate Professor and Admissions Co-Ordinator, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, Fellow and Tutor in Law, St Anne’s College Who should have the ultimate say over a child’s medical treatment? Gard and Yates argued that in cases where there is a...
  • June 20, 2018
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Jemimah S. Thompson1 1The University of Queensland Taking a “wrongful birth” case as impetus for considering the current state of the debate on genetic selection and as a means of highlighting the various ethical intuitions involved, I argue that the...
  • June 15, 2018
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Caitlin Davis1 1Australian National University The disciplines of ethics, science and the law often conflict when it comes to determining the limits and boundaries of embryo research. Under current Australian law and regulations, and in various other jurisdictions, research conducted...
  • June 15, 2018
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Sara Potts1 1James Cook University, Townsville, QLD Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (respectfully referred to hereafter as Indigenous Peoples) have a unique relationship with Country and have responsibilities to care for their particular Country and its heritage. The holistic, communal...
  • June 15, 2018
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Dr Judith Kennedy1 1Consulting Rooms, Manly, Australia Medical practitioners treat patients. They can also make a wider contribution to society through opportunistic use of the treatment episode for activities such as research, teaching or encouraging organ donation. Irrespective of the...
  • June 15, 2018
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