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No-Fault Compensation Schemes for Medical Injury: A Review
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This report was commissioned by the No-Fault Compensation Review Group in Scotland. Expand
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Organ Shortage: Ethics Law and Pragmatism
Part I. Setting the Scene: 1. Organ shortage: principles, pragmatism and practice Anne-Maree Farrell, David Price and Muireann Quigley 2. Does ethical controversy cost lives? Margaret Brazier andExpand
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Addressing organ shortage: are nudges the way forward?
ABSTRACT This paper examines the use of nudges in organ donation, against a background of organ shortage. This is a complex and contested area of public policy where questions of legitimacy loomExpand
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Healthcare scandals in the NHS: crime and punishment
The Francis Report into failures of care at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Hospital documented a series of ‘shocking’ systematic failings in healthcare that left patients routinely neglected,Expand
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Routine administration of Anti-D: the ethical case for offering pregnant women fetal RHD genotyping and a review of policy and practice
BackgroundSince its introduction in the 1960s Anti-D immunoglobulin (Anti-D Ig) has been highly successful in reducing the incidence of haemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn (HDFN) andExpand
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Revaluing donor and recipient bodies in the globalised blood economy: Transitions in public policy on blood safety in the United Kingdom
The clinical use of blood has a long history, but its apparent stability belies the complexity of contemporary practices in this field. In this article, we explore how the production, supply andExpand
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Risky Bodies in the Plasma Bioeconomy
In 2003 the UK National Blood Service introduced a policy of ‘male donor preference’ which involved women’s plasma being discarded following blood collection. The policy was based on the view thatExpand
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