Healthcare Ethics: Moral principles and clinical practiceBy the Anscombe Bioethics Centre

    A series of four lectures, followed by discussion, for healthcare students and anyone recently qualified working in any aspect of professional healthcare (medics, nurses, midwives, pharmacists, academics, public health advisers and policy-makers, etc).
    Four Wednesdays at 7.30pm (finishing at 9pm). Taking place at Newman House Chaplaincy, 111 Gower Street, London WC1E 6AR.
    All welcome. No booking needed.

    27th February 2019, Rev Dr Stephen Wang – “Core principles of ethical healthcare: From the dignity of the human person to the vocation of the healthcare professional.”


    6th March, Prof. David Albert Jones – “The distinction between ordinary and extraordinary care, and the need for virtue in healthcare practice”. With case studies on end of life issues.


    13th March, Dr Helen Watt and Dr Carl Fernandes – “Complicity and cooperation: When to get involved and when to take a conscientious stand.” With case studies on beginning of life issues.


    20th March, Dr Helen Watt and Michael Wee – “Communicating well with those who think differently: Dealing with moral disagreement in healthcare situations.” With special reference to challenges faced by students and junior healthcare professionals.

    The lecture series is a collaboration between the Anscombe Bioethics Centre ( and Newman House Catholic Chaplaincy ( For further information email: