“Visitor restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic: An ethical case study”
Paper published by team at UCC’s School of Nursing and Midwifery
Dr Irene Hartigan, Ann Kelleher, Dr Joan McCarthy, and Dr Nicola Cornally in their case analysis draw attention to the ethical principles that can be considered when considering visitor restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic. The key ethical principles considered include: the right of autonomy; trust; minimising harm; and proportionality.
Read more on: Hartigan, I., Kelleher, A., McCarthy, J., & Cornally, N. (2021). Visitor restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic: An ethical case study. Nursing Ethics, 09697330211005078.