Beyond the 'nanny state': stewardship and public health.

  title={Beyond the 'nanny state': stewardship and public health.},
  author={Kenneth C Calman},
  journal={Public health},
  volume={123 1},
BACKGROUND Some public health measures restrict personal freedom more than others, and deciding what type of measure will be appropriate and effective has long been a problem for policy makers. Existing bioethical frameworks are often not well suited to address the problems of public health. METHODS The Nuffield Council on Bioethics set up an expert working party to examine the ethical issues surrounding public health in January 2006. Following evidence gathering and a public consultation… CONTINUE READING
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