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"Who should be saved when ICU capacity is outstripped by demand?"
"Putting in place guidelines for healthcare workers will reduce their litigation risk"
In an interview with Ming Pao, a Chinese newspaper, CMEL’s Deputy Director Assistant Professor Daisy Cheung shared her views on rationing intensive-care resources amid COVID-19. The relevant newspaper article was published on Ming Pao on 20 April 2020 and consisted of Part 1 and Part 2 as follows: ● Part 1: Who should be saved when ICU capacity is outstripped by demand? ("ICU爆滿 救邊個先?" )  ● Part 2: Putting in place guidelines for healthcare w ...
Swiss-funded project on COVID-19-related public perception
Our Dr Calvin Ho will collaborate with Prof Dr Nikola Biller-Andorno (Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine, University of Zurich) and Prof Dr Renate Schubert (Singapore ETH Center) to explore if the PubliCo platform for the study of COVID-19-related public perception is transferable to selected Asian contexts (including Hong Kong) in a public health ethics project funded by ETH Zürich and the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation.
"Scholar raised concerns about restriction imposed on right to self-determination by compulsory testing, discussed effectiveness of measures and suggested considering a scheme which does not impose criminal liabilities"
 Newspaper interview Title of newspaper article (English translation): Scholar raised concerns about restriction imposed on right to self-determination by compulsory testing, discussed effectiveness of measures and suggested considering a scheme which does not impose criminal liabilities   Newspaper:    Ming Pao Date:    2 November 2020   Author of article:    Joanna BI, journalist from M ...
Videos of WYNG-HATTON Lectures
Year 2018: How Medicine is Changing – A Perspective from a Clinical Scientist [Abstract] By Prof Patrick Maxwell, Regius Professor of Physic and Head of the School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge Year 2016: Data Protection in an Age of User-Generated Content [Abstract] By Dr David Erdos, University Lecturer in Law, University of Cambridge Year 2015: The Ethics of Reproductive Technologies: Some Tools for Thinking [Abstrac ...
English Court of Appeal Decision on Capacity to Decide to Engage in Sexual Relations: A Local Authority v JB [2020] EWCA Civ 735
Capacity to Decide to Engage in Sexual Relations - A Local Authority v JB [2020] EWCA Civ 735 (English Court of Appeal) Facts: JB is a 36-year-old man with a diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorder combined with impaired cognition. He has lived in a supported living placement with a care plan which imposes restrictions on his ability to live independently. In particular, restrictions on contact and access to the community have been imposed on him principally because of ...
English court decision: 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)
ABC v St George's Healthcare NHS Trust and others [2020] EWHC 455 (QB) In this recent English case, the High Court recognised that the second defendant, a trust which ran a hospital, owed a duty of care to the daughter of its patient. The duty recognised was a duty to “balance her interest in being informed of her genetic risk against her father’s interest in preserving confidentiality in relation to his diagnosis and the public interest in maintaining medical confiden ...

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