HSC Ethics Committee Webinar Series
Ethical Challenges for clinical ethics committees during Covid
Webinar, 30 June 2021 – Anne-Marie Slowther, Professor Clinical Ethics
The HSC Regional Clinical Ethics Forum was established in 2020 and exists to provide policy advice on matters relating to ethical issues in clinical and social care decision-making; to promote and maintain ethical standards relating to practice across HSC organisation and sectors; to provide guiding principles in support of the resolution of ethical dilemmas in clinical decision-making; and to provide a forum for the identification of emerging ethical issues within HSC organisations and other jurisdictions.
Webinar Learning outcomes
- Awareness of the ethical and practical challenges faced by clinical ethics committees during the Covid-19 pandemic
- Awareness of the range of ethical issues and dilemmas that were referred to or considered by clinical ethics committees during the pandemic
- Reflect on the implications of this experience for future development of ethics committees