In Defence of Healthcare – Medical ethics and the question of a duty of care

PS:It falls to the editor of a to assume responsibility not just for the determined editorial slant of a magazine, journal or newspaper, but also to attempt on behalf of its readers, to draw together the various strands of discussion and argument (hopefully) in one coherent narrative or postscript at the end – a difficult […]

Offences Against the Person Act 1861

The ‘Treaty of Cessation’ enforcing the annexation of Lagos as a colony of the British Empire was signed on HMS Prometheus on the 6th of August 1861, coinciding with the passing in London of the most significant legislative reference to influence the abortion debate for the next 150 years.1 The Offences Against the Person Act […]