This is an emerging research agenda for MH2aSC and is led by Dr Ros Kane. The programme is run in collaboration with Dr Beata Dobrowolska from the Medical University in Lublin, Poland. The initial project outcomes: Kane, R. and Dobrowolska, B. and Linsley, P. and Pilewska-Kozak, A. (2014) Conscientious objection: the competing rights of patients and nursing students. Case Studies from Poland and England was presented at a concurrent session of the RCN Education Forum national conference and exhibition: partners in practice, 26 – 27 February 2014, Harrogate UK.
The research aims are to explore the broadening scope of conscientious objection from the legally defined areas to wider parameters.