Affiliation: King's College London
- A 'healthy baby': The double imperative of preimplantation genetic diagnosisKathryn Ehrich
Centre for Biomedicine and Society, King s College London, Strand, London, UK
Health (London) 14:41-56. 2010..In this article, we focus on some of the ethical, social and occupational issues for staff ensuing from PGD's double imperative...
- Embryo futures and stem cell research: the management of informed uncertaintyKathryn Ehrich
King s National Institute for Health Research Patient Safety and Service Quality Research Centre, King s College London, UK
Sociol Health Illn 34:114-29. 2012....
- Constructing an ethical framework for embryo donation to research: is it time for a restricted consent policy?Kathryn Ehrich
NIHR King s Patient Safety and Service Quality Research Centre, King s College London, London, UK
Hum Fertil (Camb) 14:115-21. 2011..2) a three category system: restrictions could include (i) basic hESC research; (ii) hESC research and treatment; no gamete derivation (iii) 'unrestricted' hESC research and treatment...
- Fresh or frozen? Classifying 'spare' embryos for donation to human embryonic stem cell researchKathryn Ehrich
King s College London, UK
Soc Sci Med 71:2204-11. 2010....
- The embryo as moral work object: PGD/IVF staff views and experiencesKathryn Ehrich
Centre for Biomedicine and Society, King s College London, London
Sociol Health Illn 30:772-87. 2008..This allows them to shift attention between micro-level and overarching institutional work goals, building on Casper's concept of 'work objects' and focusing on negotiation of the social order in a morally contested field...
- Choosing embryos: ethical complexity and relational autonomy in staff accounts of PGDKathryn Ehrich
School of Social Science and Public Policy, King s College London, London, UK
Sociol Health Illn 29:1091-106. 2007....
- Telling cultures: 'cultural' issues for staff reporting concerns about colleagues in the UK National Health ServiceKathryn Ehrich
Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London, London SE1 9NH
Sociol Health Illn 28:903-26. 2006....
- Social welfare, genetic welfare? Boundary-work in the IVF/PGD clinicKathryn Ehrich
King s College London, UK
Soc Sci Med 63:1213-24. 2006..We argue that consideration of the welfare of the child involves staff in ethical boundary-work across the two orientations and between the accountabilities and responsibilities of healthcare professionals, individuals and the state...
- The appropriate extent of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis: health professionals' and scientists' views on the requirement for a 'significant risk of a serious genetic condition'Rosamund Scott
Centre of Medical Law and Ethics, King s College London, London
Med Law Rev 15:320-56. 2007
- Facilitating choice, framing choice: staff views on widening the scope of preimplantation genetic diagnosis in the UKClare Williams
Centre for Biomedicine and Society, School of Social Science and Public Policy, King s College London, Strand WC2R 2LS, UK
Soc Sci Med 65:1094-105. 2007..More broadly, the paper highlights the complexities involved in trying to develop general 'ethical principles' to govern the use of ever evolving reproductive technologies...
- Donation of 'spare' fresh or frozen embryos to research: who decides that an embryo is 'spare' and how can we enhance the quality and protect the validity of consent?Rosamund Scott
Centre of Medical Law and Ethics and School of Law, King s College London, UK
Med Law Rev 20:255-303. 2012..This has a particular bearing on the donation of embryos to stem-cell research since there is a debate as to whether fresh embryos are most useful for this...
- Human resources policies and continuity of careCharlotte Humphrey
King s College, London, UK
J Health Organ Manag 17:102-21. 2003..If continuity of care is accepted as an important element of quality in health care, more attention must be given to developing strategies which support system continuity...
- Reflections on the implementation of governance structures for early-stage clinical innovationLuke Cowie
King s Patient Safety and Service Quality Research Centre, King s College London, London, UK
J Eval Clin Pract 19:1019-25. 2013..We examine the potential value of proposed governance frameworks, such as the IDEAL model, and examine the functioning of a novel procedures review committee...