Posts Tagged ‘Medical ethics’

Thousands of vulnerable people held unlawfully in care homes and hospitals

Tens of thousands of vulnerable people with dementia and learning disabilities are being detained unlawfully in hospitals and care homes across Britain, th...

One in five say doctors can help people to die

One in five people believes that doctors should be allowed to help the elderly who are not seriously ill, but who are tired of living, to die, if that is t...

Doctors risk professionalism on social media

Doctors and medical students should not accept Facebook requests from current or former patients. New guidance by the BMA says that problems can occur i...

Public deem cash to motivate patients as unfair

The public disapproves of using cash incentives to spark changes in health behaviours among patients, research reveals. Financial incentives are increas...