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Ms Rachel Jenkins

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Member of the Durham Law School  



Rachel Jenkins is a first-year PhD student at Durham University, with a speciality in Medical Law and Ethics. Rachel graduated with an LLM and LLB from The University of Bristol and is now continuing her research into the law pertaining to eating disorders with funding from the Economic and Social Research Council at Durham University.

Her principal areas of research include mental health law, capacity and consent. She is currently working as a Research Assistant for the upcoming Seventh Edition of Medicine, patients and the Law, authored by Margaret Brazier, Emma Cave and Rob Heywood. Rachel Jenkins is also a part-time tutor for the Law School, teaching Criminal Law on the LLB programme.

Research Centres
  • Centre for Ethics and Law in the Life Sciences
Research Interests
  • Medical Law
  • Medical Ethics
  • Capacity
  • Mental Health Law
  • Healthcare Research