Moral Matters in Medicine Ltd is a Medical Ethics Training and Consultancy organisation based in the United Kingdom. We provide support on moral issues in medicine to different groups within and connected with the health sector. Our services are not restricted to healthcare professionals alone. We hold short courses and workshops for anyone with an interest in Medical Ethics. We also conduct workshops for pharmaceutical companies.
Moral Matters in Medicine Ltd was founded by Dr. Nileema Conlon Vaswani. She holds a PhD in Medical Ethics from King’s College London and has, over the years, served on Ethics Committees both in the USA and in India. In the USA, she served as a full voting member of the Ethics Committee of the Central Virginia Training Centre. She also worked briefly in mental health for Central Virginia Community Services. Soon after receiving her PhD in 2004, she returned to India where she served as an Ethics Adviser to Tata Memorial Hospital, one of India’s leading cancer hospitals. Dr. Conlon Vaswani has also served as a facilitator on the Imperial College Medical Ethics Course and has presented papers in San Francisco and Virginia. Her main interest in Medical Ethics, which also formed the topic of her doctorate, is the role of Informed Consent in the Ethics of Medical Research on Humans. She is now based in the UK and, in addition to running Moral Matters in Medicine, Ltd., serves as a volunteer on the North East Essex Patient and Public Involvement Forum and on the Maternity Services Liaison Committee.Â She was recently interviewed by BBC Radio Cambridgeshire on the controversial ITV documentary “Love’s Farewell.”