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Dr Clayton Ó Néill is a Lecturer in Law at Queen’s University Belfast. He holds a first class honours primary degree in Law with Irish from Ulster University, an LLM from Trinity College, Dublin, following the award of a Universities Ireland Scholarship, and a BCL from the University of Oxford. He was awarded a PhD, with no corrections, from Durham Law School, having received an academic studentship to undertake this research and having been employed as a tutor in Durham Law School during this time. He also holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PGCAP) from Durham University. Clayton is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He was formerly a Lecturer in Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University. His research interests lie in the areas of Medical Law and Ethics, Human Rights Law, Law and Religion, and the rights associated with lesser used languages.

Clayton has recently published a monograph with Routledge, entitled Religion, Medicine and the Law, in the Biomedical Law and Ethics Library research series. He has also co-edited and published a book called Global Patient Safety: Law, Policy and Practice (Routledge). He has published articles, case commentaries and book reviews in leading peer-reviewed journals, including Medical Law International, European Journal of Health Law and Medical Law Review. He has presented a significant number of conference papers, both nationally and internationally. Clayton is a member of the Health and Human Rights research group at Queen’s and an external member of Durham CELLS (Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences), where he was formerly a deputy convenor. At Queen’s, he is the Employability and Skills coordinator and welcomes any queries in relation to students’ employability and skills.  He teaches Medical Law on the LLB and LLM and Equity and Trusts on the LLB, MLaw and JD. Dr Ó Néill invites potential PhD candidates, particularly in the area of Medical Law and Ethics, to contact him in relation to the drafting of their research proposal. Outside of work, Clayton is passionate about golf (notwithstanding his handicap of 16) and the Irish language.

 

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Research Output 2013 2019

Dementia and patient safety: A Gewirthian analysis

Ó Néill, C., 14 Oct 2019, In : Medical Law International. Vol. 19, 2-3 , p. 182-206

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
dementia
empowerment
narrative
Law

Conclusion: Global patient safety - power of the dream

Ó Néill, C., 23 Aug 2018, John Tingle, Clayton Ó Néill and Morgan Shimwell eds, Global patient safety: Law, Policy and Practice. Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Global Patient Safety: Law, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

Ó Néill, C. (ed.), Tingle, J. (ed.) & Shimwell, M. (ed.), 23 Aug 2018, Routledge. 294 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Law
health
society
medical care
learning

Religion, Medicine and the Law

Ó Néill, C., 28 Nov 2018, Routledge. 220 p. (Biomedical Law and Ethics Library)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Medicine
Religion
Religious Beliefs
Medical English
Legal Protection

Religious and cultural beliefs: the potential for patient safety to be compromised

Ó Néill, C., 23 Aug 2018, John Tingle, Clayton Ó Néill and Morgan Shimwell eds, Global Patient Safety: Law, Policy and Practice. Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Prizes

Durham Law School Postgraduate Research Studentship

Clayton O Neill (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

school law

Universities Ireland North/South Postgraduate Scholarship

Clayton O Neill (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Ireland
president

Activities 2013 2019

Health & Human Rights Lunchtime Seminar

Clayton O Neill (Participant)
09 Dec 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Cambridge Quarterly on Healthcare Ethics (Journal)

Clayton O Neill (Peer reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

Irish Association of Law Teachers Conference 2019

Clayton O Neill (Participant)
24 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Parents vs Doctors: Legal Issues

Clayton O Neill (Invited speaker)
24 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

The New bioethics : a multidisciplinary journal of biotechnology and the body (Journal)

Clayton O Neill (Peer reviewer)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review