Ethics Support (Clinical)
Dr Tamara Zutlevics holds the position of Patient Ethicist at the WCHN. The role of the Ethicist is to:
Contacting the Patient Ethicist
Dr Zutlevics is available for consultation, with or without an appointment, every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.
Patient Care Ethics Committee (PCEC)
The WCHN Patient Care Ethics Committee is a clinical ethics committee that is dedicated to providing independent advice to clinicians and clinical teams about ethical issues pertaining to patient care and general matters of ethical concern.
The PCEC provides a supportive environment that facilitates and promotes ethical discussion and resolution of ethical issues with the view to enhancing decision making and promoting robust ethical outcomes for patients and families.
The PCEC is constituted of WCHN staff across a range of medical, nursing/midwifery and allied health areas together with a lay person and patient ethicist.
For further information on the PCEC, refer to:
Contacting the PCEC
last modified: 11 May 2020