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Learning from Tragedy

The conviction in 2000 of Harold Shipman of the murder of 15 of his patients signalled a watershed in  the relationship the public had with medical and other healthcare professionals who are there to care for them. 595 more words

Abuse

Harold Shipman - Dr. Death

Harold Frederick Shipman, or Dr. Death as he was also called, was the most prolific serial killer that Great Britain has ever seen. The reason why he’s called Dr. 516 more words

Horror

Serial Killers

A strange fascination that I’ve found I share with a lot of people is that of serial killers; who they are, what they do, and why they do it. 797 more words

Violence

Harold Shipman-Dr Death

Born in England in 1946, serial killer Harold Shipman attended Leeds School of Medicine and began working as a physician in 1970. Between then and his arrest in 1998, he killed at least 100 and possibly as many as 260 of his patients, injecting them with lethal doses of painkillers.Family GP Dr Harold Shipman has been jailed for life, on January 31 2000. 340 more words

History

Harold Shipman

British serial killer Harold Shipman, who worked in England as a medical doctor, killed over 200 of his patients before his arrest in 1998.

Born in England in… 1,830 more words

Personal Reflection on the Medical Profession - the importance of books by doctors.

On closing Henry Marsh’s best-selling book ‘Do no Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain’ it dawned on me that throughout my healthcare law and ethics module in my last year of my undergraduate law degree, I was overly and perhaps unfairly negative towards the medical profession. 1,575 more words

Before Euthanasia is Legalized, We Must Make Sure It Won't Be Exploited

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Australia is one step closer to having euthanasia legalized, after Victoria became the first state to pass euthanasia legislation in its parliamentary Lower House. 691 more words

Politics