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01 Jun, 2020
May 2020 Issue
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Recent publications on mental health and/or COVID-19
COVID-19 webinar – “State and Professional Autonomy: Conflicting Rights and Obligations in the State-Profession Relationship”
Hong Kong court ruled on challenges by returnees from South Africa and Pakistan to mandatory quarantine at quarantine centres
“Bioethical Reflections on COVID-19” resources page
24 Apr, 2020
April 2020 Issue
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Webinar - State and Professional Autonomy: Conflicting Rights and Obligations in the State-Profession Relationship
Recent papers on medical ethics and law
Rationing of medical resources amid COVID-19
30 Mar, 2020
March 2020 Issue
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English court recognised duty owed by a hospital trust to the daughter of its patient in respect of genetic information [ABC v St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust and others [2020] EWHC 455 (QB)]
Rationing ventilators and hospital resources during the COVID-19 pandemic
Ethics in the COVID-19 crisis: perspectives from a clinical ethicist
28 Feb, 2020
February 2020 Issue
Top stories in this newsletter:
Managing the property and affairs of persons without mental capacity
Test for the diagnosis of death challenged in UK court
Ethical concerns over a lottery-style free drug programme to give away potentially life-saving gene therapy
31 Jan, 2020
January 2020 Issue
Top stories in this newsletter:
Hong Kong revised list of notifiable diseases amid the novel coronavirus outbreak
Chinese scientist, who claimed he created the world’s first “gene-edited” babies, jailed for three years
Woman who suffered an eye injury during a Hong Kong protest lost court challenge against police’s refusal to produce warrant for her medical records
Is it ethical to quarantine Chinese cities?
27 Dec, 2019
December 2019 Issue
Top stories in this newsletter:
Master of Laws in Medical Ethics and Law
Dismissal of appeal by Hong Kong doctor who did not notice from medical records nurses’ wrongful management
Vague understanding of end-of-life care services in Hong Kong
More research to be done into women’s health problems

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