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30 Jun, 2020
June 2020 Issue
English Court of Appeal ruled on capacity to engage in sexual relations [A Local Authority v JB [2020] EWCA Civ 735]
Recent articles by CMEL members
How has COVID-19 changed how doctors deal with death?
01 Jun, 2020
May 2020 Issue
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
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
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?

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