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.
The Centre for Health, Law, and Society is a transdisciplinary Centre established to examine the diverse roles for law and governance as mechanisms to address health and well-being.
Scholars in the Centre for Health, Law, and Society produce research that pushes the boundaries of health law.
The Centre for Health, Law and Society includes leading legal researchers and teachers in health law.
Study at the Centre and tackle wide-ranging questions concerning the impacts of law, regulation, policy, and practice on health and well-being.
- Professor John Coggon Contributes to Debate on the ‘Nanny State’ at the Scottish Parliament’s Festival of Politics 14 October 2019
- Update ‘nearest relative’ criteria under Mental Health Act to increase patient choice 10 October 2019
- CHLS success in bids for high-profile research projects 3 September 2019
The Centre for Health, Law and Society is committed to sharing expertise and promoting collaboration between health law scholarship and practice.
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Dr 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
For more information contact Paige Spicer, the Centre Administrator. Email: email@example.com