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Professor Richard Huxtable

Professor Richard Huxtable

Professor Richard Huxtable
L.L.B.(Nott.), M.A.(Sheff.), Ph.D.(Bristol)

Professor of Medical Ethics and Law

Area of research

Ethics in Medicine

Office G.04b
Canynge Hall,
39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS
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Fax. +44 (0) 117 928 7236
Tel. +44 (0) 117 3314512

Research summary

Richard’s research primarily concerns legal and ethical issues in end-of-life decision-making, surgery and paediatrics. He is the author of Law, Ethics and Compromise at the Limits of Life: To Treat or Not to Treat? (Routledge-Cavendish, 2012), Euthanasia, Ethics and the Law: From Conflict to Compromise (Routledge-Cavendish, 2007) and (with Dickenson & Parker) The Cambridge Medical Ethics Workbook (CUP, 2nd edn, 2010), plus numerous articles and chapters. His research has been funded by organisations including the Wellcome Trust and the European Commission and he has given invited presentations at the Royal Society of Medicine and the Royal College of Surgeons, as ...

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Richard Huxtable is Professor of Medical Ethics and Law and Director of the Centre for Ethics in Medicine, in the Medical School at the University of Bristol. Richard edits the Ethics in Clinical Practice section of BMC Medical Ethics. He is a member of:

  • The Ethics Committee of the British Medical Association
  • The Ethics Committee of the Royal College of General Practitioners
  • The ALSPAC Law and Ethics Committee
  • The Research Committee of the Institute of Medical Ethics
  • Bristol’s Clinical Ethics Advisory Group 
  • The UK Clinical Ethics Network Board of Trustees.

Richard is PI on a major Wellcome Trust collaborative project, Balancing ...

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Recent publications

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