Ethical and Moral Issues

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Some sites dealing with ethical and moral aspects of health care.

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House of Commons

A keyword search facility enables you to read what has been debated in the house of commons (and Lords). See what our MPs are saying about health related issues.

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Ethics/public policy

Information from the Christian Medical Fellowship about various medical ethical issues (euthanasia, abortion, cloning, torture, genetics, surrogacy, etc).

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Ethics for Schools

A collection of articles written by Christian doctors which have been reproduced especially for those studying religious studies, philosophy or ethics.

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CARE

Christian Action Research and Education. Among other things has articles and information on Christian, moral and ethical aspects of health related topics.

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Christian Institute (The)

Among other things has articles and information on Christian, moral and ethical aspects of health related topics.

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UK Clinical Ethics Network

Provides information and support to both developing and existing clinical ethics committees within the health service. Website includes information on the ethical issues that commonly present to committees and up-to-date details of national and local policies and guidelines.

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Centre for Bioethics and Public Policy

A UK based academic organisation providing information on the issue of Ethics within medicine, technology, science and more.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Author:
Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
7237 (v3)
Last Checked:
12 July 2011

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