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Mason Institute Webinar Series: A triad approach to discharge demands from patients with questionable mental capacity

Patients discharging themselves from care in the hospital against medical advice in Singapore, as in elsewhere, is not an infrequent occurrence. In patients assessed as lacking the mental capacity to…

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Mason Institute Webinar Series - “Mental Health Law in the United Kingdom – same questions, different answers and different trajectories.”

“Over recent years, it has become increasingly clear that the different constituent parts of the United Kingdom are taking very different approaches to the dilemmas posed by mental ill-health,…

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Mason Institute Webinar Series: Blurred Boundaries: Community Treatment Orders as Instruments of Racial Surveillance

The Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA) is a coercive piece of legislation that authorises the compulsory detention and treatment of people with mental disorders who are perceived to pose a risk to…

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Mason Institute Webinar The role of futility

About the eventIn early cases considering the withholding or withdrawal of life-sustaining medical treatment from adult patients lacking capacity due to prolonged disorders of consciousness, futility…

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Mason Institute Webinar Series - Death Investigations in Scotland: Examining Deaths in Care Homes During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Presenter: Gillian Mawdsley is a practising Scottish qualified solicitor. She is a Lecturer and tutor at the Open University, Edinburgh and Strathclyde Universities. She has a longstanding interest…

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Mason Institute Webinar Series - Abortion Care in Ireland Negotiating the Legal Framework - good

Presenter: Professor Mary Donnelly (University College Cork, Ireland; Mason Institute Research Visitor, 2023)Overview of presentationUntil 1 January 2019, the provision of abortion care in Ireland…

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Mason Institute Webinar Series - The Ethics of Medical Philanthropy Slavery, Colonialism, and the University of Edinburgh

Presenter: Dr Simon Buck, Research Fellow (University of Edinburgh’s Historical Links to African Enslavement and Colonialism, 2022-202), Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH),…

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Celebrating 40 Years of Mason and McCall Smith’s Law and Medical Ethics

In this video, we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first publication of Mason and McCall Smith's Law and Medical Ethics. It is the UK’s leading textbook in medical law and ethics,…

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Celebrating 40 years of Mason and McCall Smith's Law and Medical Ethics

On this very special episode of the Mason Institute podcast series we celebrate the seminal textbook, Mason and McCall Smith's Law and Medical Ethics, which was born and nurtured here at …

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Mason Institute Investigates - Season 2 Episode 5: Listening to Children: Children’s perspectives on surrogacy law

Welcome back for another episode of the Mason Institute Investigates podcast. In this episode, Dr Katherine Wade, Dr Kirsty Horsey and Dr Zaina Mahmoud talks about their project called…

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Mason Institute Investigates Season 2 Episode 4: Under Pressure: Impact of COVID-19 ‘easements’ on adult social care provision

Welcome back for another episode of the Mason Institute Investigates podcast. In this episode Professor Jean McHale from Birmingham Law School and Director of the Centre of Health Law, Science and…

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Mason Institute Investigates Season 2 Episode 3: Peace by Piece: Legal Regulation of Cosmetic Procedures

The description for this episode is: Welcome back for another episode of the Mason Institute Investigates podcast. In this episode, our guest is Professor Jean McHale, healthcare lawyer and Director…

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Mason Institute Investigates Episode 8: Clinician-Led Evidence-Based Activism

Welcome back for another episode of Mason Institute Investigates. In this episode Dr Piyush Pushkar and Dr Louise Tomkow from the University of Manchester talk about their research on clinician-led…

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Mason Institute Investigates Episode 7: Longevity for me, but not for thee? Longevity protocols and the ethics of healthy ageing.

Welcome to a new season of the Mason Institute Investigates podcast. Starting off this season, we have Dr Ilke Turkmendag, Senior Lecturer in Law, Innovation and Society from the University of…

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Mason Institute Investigates Episode 6: Ethics of vulnerability: Lessons from Just Emergencies

Leyla Noury from the Edinburgh Law School shares the best parts of Just Emergencies; a podcast produced by Rebecca Richards from the Edinburgh Law School. The Just Emergencies podcast series is the…

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Episode 5: Clinical decision making: Evidence based, or Values based?

Welcome to the fifth episode of the Mason Institute Investigates podcast. This episode's guest is Professor Jonathan Michaels, ex-NHS consultant in vascular surgery and now Honorary Professor of…

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