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The Clinical Ethics Committee

Ever had a dilemma about the best course of action for treatment at a hospital?  It’s surprisingly common.  Or maybe not so surprising when you think of all the possible treatments and interventions that could be given, the variations in views and values of clinicians and those of patients and their families. I’m talking about…

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HCCA Honorary Life Membership Awards

Russell McGowan and Adele Stevens were awarded with Honorary Life Membership at the Annual General Meeting on 17 November 2021. This is a special form of membership which is bestowed upon any member who has made an outstanding and significant contribution to the organisation. The purpose of life membership is to recognise members who have…

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Last updated: 21/6/2021