Medical profiling and online medicine: the ethics of 'personalised healthcare' in a consumer age
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.
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.
Professor Christopher Hood and Hugh Whittall discuss the ethical issues raised by commerical DNA profiling, body imaging and online health care.