Ethical considerations arising from COVID-19

Dr Jennifer Powell interviews Dr Steve Pearce and Dr Jacinta Tan

60 minutes


May 2020

CPD podcast

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Clinical, Professional


Psychiatrists are used to dealing with ethical issues in daily practice, but COVID-19 has pushed many into unfamiliar territory and challenged us with new ethical dilemmas. In this podcast, Dr Jacinta Tan and the late Dr Steve Pearce talk to CPD eLearning Trainee Editor Dr Jennifer Powell about ethical considerations arising from COVID-19, including equity of access to services, personal and collective needs around prevention and treatment, potential changes to the Mental Health Act, risks and benefits of remote working and where to find support when confronted with COVID-19-related ethical dilemmas.


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