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    The Mental Capacity Act 2005: a new framework for healthcare decision making
    with J. Liddle
    Journal of Medical Ethics 33 (2): 94-97. 2007.
    The Mental Capacity Act received Royal Assent on 7 April 2005, and it will be implemented in 2007. The Act defines when someone lacks capacity and it supports people with limited decision-making ability to make as many decisions as possible for themselves. The Act lays down rules for substitute decision making. Someone taking decisions on behalf of the person lacking capacity must act in the best interests of the person concerned and choose the options least restrictive of his or her rights and …Read more
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    Medical students' perceptions of their ethics teaching
    with P. Haughton
    Journal of Medical Ethics 33 (7): 418-422. 2007.
    The teaching of ethics in UK medical schools has recently been reviewed, from the perspective of the teachers themselves. A questionnaire survey of medical undergraduates at King’s College London School of Medicine provides useful insight into the students’ perception of ethics education, what they consider to be the value of learning ethics and law, and how engaged they feel with the subject