What is clinical ethics?

Clinical ethics is a practical discipline that provides a structured approach to assist health professionals in identifying, analysing and resolving ethical issues that arise in clinical practice.

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Health Ethics Advisory Panel

The Health Ethics Advisory Panel (HEAP) is a multi-disciplinary panel with expertise in health ethics, clinical practice, consumer concerns, community issues related to health care, law and philosophy.
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Clinical ethics committees

Some local health districts and specialty networks have established local clinical ethics committees, that provide education, local policy advice and consultation regarding ethical issues arising in their facilities.
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Clinical ethics forums

The NSW Ministry of Health co-hosts clinical ethics forums with local health districts and specialty health networks. Each forum explores a specific clinical ethics topic through expert presentations and discussion of case scenarios.

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