Health Law

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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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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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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Antonia Horst1 1Queensland University Of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Australia 3D printing in biomedical applications as well as Bioprinting are discussed throughout scientific literature to potentially solve unmet problems in healthcare and even to change healthcare as we know it. The...
  • June 13, 2018
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Janine Mcilwraith1, Jacob Sutton1 1Slater & Gordon Lawyers, Melbourne, Australia This paper will examine the UK case of a junior doctor whom, as a result of her clinical care of a young boy, was found guilty of manslaughter by gross...
  • June 13, 2018
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Sam Boyle1 1School Of Law, Queensland University Of Technology, Brisbane, Australia Risk relative capacity, the idea that riskier decisions require a higher level of capacity than less risky decisions, is controversial. Significantly, it creates the possibility that a person could...
  • June 13, 2018
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Dr Koplin Julian1 1University Of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia It may soon be possible to generate human organs inside of human-pig chimeras (animals composed of a mix of pig and human cells) via a process called interspecies blastocyst complementation. This paper...
  • June 13, 2018
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Dr Calvin W.l. Ho1 1National University Of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore This paper argues that bridging the equity gap in access to and benefit sharing (ABS) of biological materials must remain firmly on the Global Development Agenda. The Convention on Biological...
  • June 13, 2018
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Dr Alexander Holden1 1The University of Sydney, Milsons Point, Australia Background:The National Law that regulates the dental and other health care professions in Australia sets out regulations that dictate how dental practices are to advertise. This study examines the extent...
  • June 13, 2018
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Dr David J. Carter1 1Law | Health | Justice Research Centre, Faculty Of Law University Of Technology Sydney, Broadway , Australia The powers available to the state in the name of advancing or protecting the public’s health or human biosecurity...
  • June 13, 2018
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