Ethics of patient safety and quality in healthcare


  • Prof Mary Dixon-Woods

    University of Leicester

Project summary

Professor Dixon-Woods is identifying and characterising the moral dilemmas involved in providing safe, good quality care, and will generate principles and moral rules to help guide the analysis and resolution of these challenges. She is producing a critical, empirically informed account of accountability systems, including the ethical issues raised by using administrative and clinical data as a means of staff surveillance and discipline.