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This list relates to the semester Semester Two 2017-2018 which does not start until 25/01/2018
  1. Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: What Everyone Needs to Know (R) - Steven R. Sabat 2018

    Book Further reading

  2. You Can Stop Humming Now: A Doctor's Stories of Life, Death and in Between - Dr. Daniela J. Lamas 2017

    Book Further reading

  3. Weighty issues: fatness and thinness as social problems - Jeffery Sobal, Donna Maurer ©1999

    Book Further reading

  4. General text books 12 items
    1. Medical law and ethics - Jonathan Herring 2016

      Book Essential

    2. Mason & McCall Smith's law & medical ethics - G. T. Laurie, Shawn Harmon, Gerard Porter, J. K. Mason 2016

      Book Essential

    3. Medicine, patients and the law - Margaret Brazier, Emma Cave 2016

      Book Further reading

    4. Medical law: text, cases and materials - Emily Jackson 2016

      Book Essential

    5. Medical law: text, cases and materials - Emily Jackson 2013

      Book Further reading

    6. Blackstone's statutes on medical law - Anne E. Morris, M. A. Jones 2011

      Book Further reading

    7. Medical law and medical ethics - Nils Hoppe, José Miola 2014

      Book Further reading

    8. Unlocking medical law and ethics - Claudia Carr 2012

      Book Essential

    9. Great debates in medical law and ethics - Imogen Goold, Jonathan Herring 2014

      Book Further reading

    10. The value of life - John Harris 1985

      Book Further reading

    11. Bioethics - John Harris 2001

      Book Further reading

    12. Being mortal: illness, medicine and what matters in the end - Atul Gawande 2014

      Book Further reading

  5. Assisted dying 38 items
    1. Ensure that you are familiar with the key case law referred to in the lectures – see power point slides for case refs – you should read the major cases, or at least a solid case comment (you can find plenty of these on Westlaw and Lexis)

    2. Make sure that you are familiar with the key aspects of the rulings in the following cases:

      Ø Bland

      Ø Pretty

      Ø Purdy

       

      Ø Nicklinson case – up to the Supreme Court ruling (the link for the SC ruling is provided above)…. 

    3. Essential reading 4 items
      1. Chapter 9 of Medical law and ethics - Jonathan Herring

        Chapter Essential

      2. Medical law & ethics - Shaun D. Pattinson 2014

        Book Essential Chapters 14 & 15. See also, Chapter 16, ‘A Moral Approach to Medical Law’.

      3. Chapter 11 of Medical law and medical ethics - J Miola, N Hoppe

        Chapter Essential

      4. Chapter 17 of Medical law: text, cases and materials - E Jackson

        Chapter Essential

    4. CPS / DPP materials of interest: 4 items
      1. DPP's Policy for Prosecutors in Respect of Cases of Encouraging or Assisting Suicide, issued by The Director of Public Prosecutions February 2010, accessible at 

      2. The CPS website for the DPP's decision about the Daniel James case : 

    5. Other online resources: 8 items
      1. The final report of the Commission on Assisted Dying published in January 2012

      2. Lord Falconer's Assisted Dying Bill 2014-5

      3. Check out the law in other jurisdictions. For example, you may be interested in the annual reports from the Department of Human Services re the functioning of the Oregon Death with Dignity Act

    6. Other suggested reading: 19 items
      1. Practical ethics - Peter Singer 1993

        Book Further reading

      2. Being mortal: illness, medicine and what matters in the end - Atul Gawande 2014

        Book Further reading

      3. The Right to Die Lives! There is no Personhood Paradox - J. Harris 19/08/2005

        Article Further reading

      4. A Futile Defence of Bland: A Reply to Andrew McGee - J. Keown 19/08/2005

        Article Further reading

      5. BBC Documentary – How to Die: Simon's Choice – broadcast in February this year and available on i-player at 

      6. BBC Special Report on Euthanasia 

      7. Some Guardian newspaper articles of interest: