Centre for Health Governance, Law and Ethics
The Centre for Health Governance, Law and Ethics was established in 2005 and builds upon more than a decade of excellence in health law research and teaching within the Faculty of Law.
Academic staff affiliated with the Centre are active in teaching in the Faculty’s extensive coursework offerings in health law, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. At postgraduate level the Faculty offers a Master of Health Law degree, a Graduate Diploma in Health Law, and Graduate Diploma in Public Health Law, as well as an active program of postgraduate research supervision at Master’s and Doctoral level.
The Centre is active in organising seminars and conferences on topics of contemporary relevance to health law and ethics and in building links with academic, community and professional organisations in Australia and overseas.
Sydney Health Law Blog
Sydney Health Law Blog is the Blog of the Centre for Health Governance, Law & Ethics. It provides information on the latest developments and events in health law, ethics and governance, focusing both nationally and globally. Discussion includes the ethical dilemmas of biobanks, developments in chronic disease prevention, and the issues posed by refusal of consent to medical treatment – to name just a few of our many interests.
The blog’s main contributors are academic staff affiliated with the Centre:
- Dr Sascha Callaghan
- Emeritus Professor Terry Carney AO
- Professor Peter Cashman
- Professor Roger Magnusson
- Dr Belinda Reeve
- Professor Cameron Stewart