The Swedish National Council on Medical Ethics arranged the conference “Self-determination, physician assisted dying and care at the end of life” on the 8 of December 2016. Among the participants were professors Wayne Sumner and Anthony Back who gave presentations concerning physician-assisted suicide in Canada and in the United States. The afternoon session focused on the current situation in Sweden (in Swedish).
Watch this and other conference lectures here.
Ethical implications of sponsorship of health services Is sponsorship of health services consistent with the ethical platform for setting priorities in health care? The financing of health services by non-public entities has recently become a subject of discussion and criticism. Opponents view such “sponsorship” as questionable in publically financed health care and possibly in conflict […]
The Swedish National Council on Medical Ethics arranges the conference “Self-determination, physician assisted dying and care at the end of life” on the 8 of December. The event is free of charge, but tickets are limited. Welcome! There is an active debate in Sweden regarding self-determination at the end of life and the possibility of […]
The Swedish National Council on Medical Ethics has conducted an ethical analysis of ‘traumatic shaking’ with reference to the report on the subject by The Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services.
Read the opinion from the Swedish national council on medical ethics.