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Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Mary Donnelly and Claire Murray


The Irish health system is confronted by a range of challenges, both emerging and recurring. In order to address these, it is essential that spaces are created for conversations around complex ethical and legal issues. This collection aims to provide a basis for ongoing engagement with selected issues in contemporary Irish health contexts. It includes contributions from scholars and practitioners across a range of disciplines, most particularly, ethics, law and medicine. The focus of the collection is interdisciplinary and the essays are situated at the intersection between ethics, law and me ... More

Keywords: Irish health, Regulating research, Context and care, Rights and responsibilities, Oversight and decision-making, Decision-making, Reproductive rights, End-of-life, Allocation of finite resources, Admission to care homes, Mental health

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780719099465
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mary Donnelly, editor
University College Cork

Claire Murray, editor

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