We are delighted to announce the appointment of three new members of Council:

Dr Ann Gallagher

Ann Gallagher (1)

Ann Gallagher is Reader in Nursing Ethics & Director of the International Centre for Nursing Ethics at the University of Surrey. She has written a number of books, journal and media articles and teaching materials on healthcare ethics and has been Editor of the journal Nursing Ethics since March 2009.

Adam Wishart

Adam Wishart for web(2)

Adam Wishart is a writer and documentary maker, focussing on the ethics and policy of science and medicine. His BBC2 documentaries include, 'The Price of Life' about high cost cancer drugs, ’23 Week babies’ about the edge of viability, and 'Should I Test My Genes'. 'Monkeys, Rats and Me', won the Grierson Award for the best Science Documentary in 2007. His book 'ONE IN THREE: a Son's Journey into the History and Science of Cancer' was the runner up for the Royal Society Book Award.

Dr Paquita de Zulueta


Paquita de Zulueta has a portfolio career in medicine. She is a General Practitioner and cognitive behavioural therapist in London, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College London where she is director for the applied clinical ethics (ACE) course and a member of the clinical ethics committee. She chairs the Human Values in Health Care Forum. She has published and presented widely on a range of ethical and legal issues in clinical practice.

View the complete list of Council Members.

The Council will be issuing a further call for expressions of interest shortly, details will be available on this website soon.