2021 Oral Presentation – Health Law

Tina Cockburn, Bill Madden 1Queen’s University, Canada On 2 July 2021 the Minister for Health and Ageing, The Hon Greg Hunt MP, announced that the Federal Government would establish a bespoke COVID-19 Vaccine Claim Scheme to provide further assurance and...
  • July 15, 2021
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A/Prof Giles Newton-Howes1 1University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand Mental health legislation, legislation that aims to require those deemed to have a mental illness to accept treatment, is commonplace in the Western world.   In parallel with this there is a...
  • July 15, 2021
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Ms Aminath MARIYA1 1University of Adelaide, ADELAIDE, Australia For sponsors of medical devices, reporting of medical device adverse events or near adverse events (MDAEs) to Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is an automatic condition of inclusion of a medical device on...
  • July 15, 2021
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Tess Whitton1 1Melbourne Law School, , Australia Advancements in human germline genome editing trigger concerns that echo those from historic biotechnology debates such as reproductive cloning and GMOs. In light of this, scientists and regulators are arguably on notice that...
  • July 15, 2021
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Ms Courtney Hempton1 1Monash Bioethics Centre, Monash University, Clayton, Australia In an historic transformation of the governance of dying and death, Victoria is the first state in Australia to institute ‘voluntary assisted dying’. As defined by the Voluntary Assisted Dying...
  • July 15, 2021
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Ms Maeghan Toews1 1University Of Adelaide Law School, Adelaide, Australia Purpose of Presentation: To bring new insights into the debate about how biomaterials ought to be regulated by incorporating a ‘datafied’ conception of the human body into the discussion. Nature/Scope:...
  • July 15, 2021
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Minna Paltiel1 1Melbourne Law School, University Of Melbourne, , Australia Privacy protection of health information in Australia is primarily regulated by statute.  Without detracting from the significant protections provided by statute, development in health technologies, big data capabilities, and the...
  • July 15, 2021
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Miss Selina Metternick-jones1 1South Metropolitan Health Service, Murdoch , Australia In April 2020 WA implemented a medical research amendment to the Guardianship and Administration Act. This amendment was spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic and a need for Western Australians to...
  • July 13, 2021
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Dr Piers Gooding1, Mr  Timothy  Kariotis1, Dr David Clifford1 1University Of Melbourne, Australia This presentation will share results of a literature review and workshop on the law and ethics of ‘digitally assisted nursing observation’ in psychiatric settings. In acute psychiatric...
  • July 13, 2021
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Dr Sam Boyle1 1ACHLR, Queensland University Of Technology, Brisbane, Australia Healthcare and technology – a clash of culture between patient-centric care and commercial incentives This paper presents the results of a focus group study of lawyers and advocates for people...
  • July 13, 2021
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