Medical profiling and online medicine: the ethics of 'personalised healthcare' in a consumer age


Published 12/10/2010

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Public consultation

The Council held a consultation from April – July 2009 to gather views from a wide range of people. The Council would like to thank everyone who responded.

A summary of the responses can be found in Appendix 3 of the report.

Download the consultation paper.

Evidence review on telemedicine

To inform its work, the Working Party commissioned Professor Edward Alan Miller of the Department of Gerontology at the University of Massachusetts, to produce of an evidence review on the provider-patient relationship in the field of telemedicine.

Read Telemedicine and the provider-patient relationship: what we know so far.

Consultation video

Professor Christopher Hood and Hugh Whittall discuss the ethical issues raised by commerical DNA profiling, body imaging and online health care.