Centre for Health, Law, and Society

The Centre for Health, Law, and Society promotes transdisciplinary and cross-sector perspectives on the impacts of law and governance on physical, mental, and social wellbeing.

Coronavirus Research Hub

The Law School Coronavirus Research Hub brings together the work of academics at the forefront of global efforts to mitigate against the impact of COVID-19 through law and policy adaptation, and to understand the immediate and longer-lasting impacts of the pandemic.


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Professor Sheelagh McGuinness is interested in the fields of health law, law and reproduction, and law and gender. She sits on the editorial board of Feminist Legal Studies and the steering committee for 'The Ethical Judgements Project'. Email

Dr Oliver Quick is interested in medical professionalism, the problem of regulating patient safety, and more generally public health law and ethics. He has written widely about the use of criminal law for responding to fatal medical mistakes. Email

For more information contact Paige Spicer, the Centre Administrator. Email

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