J. Wingfield [5]Joy Wingfield [1]
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    A new prescription for empirical ethics research in pharmacy: a critical review of the literature.R. J. Cooper, P. Bissell & J. Wingfield - 2007 - Journal of Medical Ethics 33 (2):82-86.
    Empirical ethics research is increasingly valued in bioethics and healthcare more generally, but there remain as yet under-researched areas such as pharmacy, despite the increasingly visible attempts by the profession to embrace additional roles beyond the supply of medicines. A descriptive and critical review of the extant empirical pharmacy ethics literature is provided here. A chronological change from quantitative to qualitative approaches is highlighted in this review, as well as differing theoretical approaches such as cognitive moral development and the four (...)
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    Dilemmas in dispensing, problems in practice? Ethical issues and law in UK community pharmacy.R. J. Cooper, P. Bissell & J. Wingfield - 2007 - Clinical Ethics 2 (2):103-108.
    Do UK community pharmacists encounter the high drama dilemmas of the medical ethics literature or is a 'morality of the mundane' more appropriate? This paper presents the findings of a qualitative study that asked a sample of UK pharmacists to describe their ethical issues and to establish whether these were ethical dilemmas as understood philosophically or ethical problems of a more legal or emotional nature. It emerged that although many pharmacists referred to 'dilemmas', these were often problems involving a conflict (...)
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    Ethical decision-making, passivity and pharmacy.R. J. Cooper, P. Bissell & J. Wingfield - 2008 - Journal of Medical Ethics 34 (6):441-445.
    Background: Increasing interest in empirical ethics has enhanced understanding of healthcare professionals’ ethical problems and attendant decision-making. A four-stage decision-making model involving ethical attention, reasoning, intention and action offers further insights into how more than reasoning alone may contribute to decision-making.Aims: To explore how the four-stage model can increase understanding of decision-making in healthcare and describe the decision-making of an under-researched professional group.Methods: 23 purposively sampled UK community pharmacists were asked, in semi-structured interviews, to describe ethical problems in their work (...)
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  4. Researching the chemists: towards an integrated research agenda.Joy Wingfield - 2007 - Clinical Ethics 2 (1):42-45.
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