Personalised healthcare

This set of resources is designed to help students to gain an understanding of the ethical values at play when people make choices regarding these interacting aspects of modern healthcare.

It includes three case studies, starter activities and discussion questions.

  • Curriculum links

    Relevant subjects

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  • What is personalised healthcare

    Introduction

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  • Ethical values

    Weighing up the harms and benefits

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  • Personal genetic profiling

    Case study

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  • Buying medicines online

    Case study

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  • Health information websites

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Further resources

Read more about the Medical profiling and online medicine: the ethics of personalised healthcare in a consumer age report.

The Y-touring play Breathing Country explores the issues raised by Electronic Patient Records. These audio clips from the play could be used as a starter activity.

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