Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW3170: Medical Ethics and Law
This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.
Indicative Reading List
This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.
J Herring, Medical Law and Ethics, (5th edn, OUP 2016)
E Jackson, Medical Law, Text, Cases and Materials, (4th edn, OUP 2016)
Suggested supplementary reading:
J McHale and M Fox, Health Care Law: Text and Materials, (2nd edn, Sweet & Maxwell 2007)
GT Laurie, SHE Harmon and G Porter, Mason and McCall Smith’s Law and Medical Ethics,(10th edn, OUP 2016)
S Pattinson, Medical Law and Ethics, (3rd edn, Sweet & Maxwell 2011)
M Brazier and E Cave, Medicine, Patients and the Law, (6th edn, Manchester University Press 2016)
T Beauchamp and J Childress, Principles of Biomedical Ethics, (7th edn, OUP 2008)
P Singer, Practical Ethics (3rd edn, CUP, 2011)
C Foster, Choosing Life, Choosing Death, (Hart 2009)
C Foster, Human Dignity in Bioethics and Law (Hart 2011)
P Bartlett and R Sandland, Mental Health Law, Policy and Practice (4th edn OUP 2014)
In addition, chapters and journal articles as recommended for each teaching session.