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    Bioethics and the Myth of Neutrality
    05 Jul 2021
    University of Sydney
    Dawson, Angus Jordens, Chris Macneill, Paul Zion, Deborah

    There is currently a resurgence of interest in and debate on the role of bioethicists as advocates. However, it is also important that we discuss the appropriate role and responsibilities of bioethical associations. We must accept the responsibilities that attach to silence and inaction. Bioethics has always aimed to be practical, to make a difference to practice and policy, particularly when sta…

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    What we have learnt about trauma, loss and grief for children in response to COVID-19
    06 Jul 2021
    University of Sydney
    Fitzgerald, Dominic A. Nunn, Kenneth Isaacs, David

    The disruption of daily life resulting from COVID-19 and its precautions has taken an enormous emotional toll on children and families. The consequences of disrupted schooling, changed social interactions and altered family dynamics has had some unanticipated positives such as improved on-line educational upskilling and personal resilience. However, the potential longer term implications for educ…

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    Understanding policy responses to COVID-19: the stars haven’t fallen from the sky for scholars of public policy
    06 Jul 2021
    University of Sydney
    McConnell, Allan Stark, Alastair

    Responses to COVID-19 across the globe are immensely varied and often perplexing. Policy levers, from mask wearing and social distancing to lockdowns and school closures, have been adopted and avoided with equal conviction by decisions makers who believe their measures are appropriate. In some contexts, the global pandemic has been treated with due seriousness by governments and political leaders…

  • SDG-16
    Reducing Internet Gambling Harms Using Behavioral Science: A Stakeholder Framework
    11 Oct 2021
    University of Sydney
    Gainsbury, Sally M Black, Nicola Blaszczynski, Alex Callaghan, Sascha Clancey, Garner Starcevic, Vladan Tymula, Agnieszka

    Internet gambling provides a unique environment with design mechanics and data-driven opportunities that can impact gambling-related harms. Some elements of Internet gambling including isolation, lack of interruption, and constant, easy access have been argued to pose specific risks. However, identifiable player accounts enable identification of behavioral risk markers and personalized private in…

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    Australian social media sentiment data and domestic violence during the Covid-19 pandemic.
    19 Oct 2021
    University of Sydney
    Usher, Kim Durkin, Joanne Martin, Sam Vanderslott, Samantha Vindrola-Padros, Cecilia Usher, Luke Jackson, Debra

    BACKGROUND: Measuring public response during COVID-19 is an important way of ensuring the suitability and effectiveness of epidemic response efforts. An analysis of social media provides an approximation to public sentiment during an emergency like the current pandemic. The measures introduced across the globe to help curtail the spread of the coronavirus have led to the development of a situatio…

  • SDG-16
    Exploring young people's dignity: A qualitative approach
    13 Jan 2015
    University of Sydney
    Narayan, K Hooker, C Jarrett, C Bennett, D

    Aim: Human dignity as an important consideration in health care has been primarily investigated from an adult perspective. This paper explores young people's perceptions of dignity and how it impacts on their health-care experience. Method: A qualitative pilot study was undertaken at the Children's Hospital, Westmead in from 2010 to 2011. Semi structured interviews were conducted with five inpati…

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    The role of patients in Clinical Ethics Support: A snapshot of practices and attitudes in the United Kingdom
    30 Jan 2015
    University of Sydney
    Newson, A.J.

    Clinical ethics committees (CECs) in the United Kingdom (UK) have developed significantly over the past 15 years. The issue of access to and participation in clinical ethics consultation by patients and family members has, however, gone largely unrecognized. There are various dimensions to this kind of contact, including patient notification, consent and participation. This study reports the firs…

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    "Improving the legitimacy of medicines funding decisions: A critical literature review"
    25 Mar 2015
    University of Sydney
    Pace, J Pearson, S Lipworth, W

    Many healthcare systems globally provide publicly subsidised access to prescribed medicines. Decisions about which medicines to fund affect a range of stakeholders and it is not reasonable to expect that medicines funding decisions are supported by all stakeholder groups all the time. A more realistic aim may be for decisions to be understood and accepted as legitimate by stakeholders, however se…

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    Black-market lottery: organ donation and the international transplant trade
    02 May 2015
    University of Sydney
    Bendorf, A

    Estimates suggest more than two million people worldwide would benefit from an organ transplant. While the donation rates vary greatly between countries, the contrast between the increasing numbers of people in need and the inadequate numbers of organs being donated mean many will die while they wait. Last night, ABC’s Four Corners screened Tales from the Organ Trade, an HBO documentary that high…

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    The epistemic challenges of CTOs
    19 Apr 2016
    University of Sydney
    Light, E

    Controversy around the use of community treatment orders (CTOs) arises in part from their ambiguous evidence base. Recent research has provided valuable new insights into the effects of CTOs, while also highlighting the critical importance of first understanding what CTOs are and what they are meant to achieve. A genuine public discourse on the significance of CTOs will have multiple perspectives…