Book Chapters

  • McLennan, S. (2016). The Handling of Medical Errors in New Zealand. In: A. Frewer, K.W. Schmidt & L. Bergemann (Eds), Errors und Ethics in Medicine. International Perspectives for Patients' Rights: Global Health, Ethics and Human Rights, Vol. 1 (pp. 35 - 42). Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann. ISBN: 978-3-8260-6122-6.

  • McLennan, S. (2014). Behandlungsfehler [Medical Errors]. In: Elger, Biller-Andorno, Rütsche (Eds.), Ethik und Recht in Medizin und Biowissenschaften - aktuelle Fallbeispiele aus Klinischer Praxis und Forschung [Ethics and Law in Medicine and Biological Sciences - Current Case Studies from Clinical Practice and Research] (pp. 3-18). Berlin: De Gruyter. ISBN: 978-3-11-028551-2.

  • McLennan, S. (2013). The Handling of Medical Errors in New Zealand. In: A. Frewer, K.W. Schmidt & L. Bergemann (Eds), Jahrbuch Ethik in der Klinik: Fehler und Ethik in der Medizin Neue Wege für Patientenrechte [Yearbook Ethics in the Clinic: Errors and Ethics in Medicine, New Approaches for Patients' Rights] (pp. 339-345). Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann. ISBN: 978-3-8260-5337-5.

  • McLennan, S. (2012). Accessing Justice After An Adverse Event: An International Perspective. In: K.W. Schmidt, M. Sold & T. Verrel (Eds.), Zum Umgang mit Behandlungsfehlern: (Organisations) Ethische, rechliche und psychosoziale Aspekte [Dealing with Medical Errors: (Organisations) Ethical, Legal and Psychological Aspects] (pp. 263-275). Berlin: Lit Verlag. ISBN: 978-3-643-11910-0.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  • McLennan, S., Strech, D., & Reimann, S. German Physician Rating Websites: Developments in the Frequency of Ratings and Evaluation Tendencies. Journal of Medical Internet Research, accepted for publication 23.06.2017.

  • McLennan, S., Schwappach, D., Harder, Y., Staender, S., & Elger, B. Patient Safety Issues in Office-based Surgery and Anaesthesia in Switzerland: A Qualitative Study. Zeitschrift für Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualität im Gesundheitswesen [Journal of Evidence and Quality in Health Care], accepted for publication 19.06.2017.

  • Pless, A. *, McLennan, S.*, Nicca, D., Shaw, D., & Elger, B. (2017) Reasons why Nurses Decline Influenza Vaccination: a Qualitative Study. BMC Nursing, 16: 20. * These authors both contributed equally.

  • Pless, A., Shaw, D., McLennan, S.*, & Elger, E.* (2017). Nurses' Attitudes towards Enforced Measures to Increase Influenza Vaccination: a Qualitative Study. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses, 11(3):247-253.* These authors both contributed equally to the supervision of the project.

  • McLennan S.R.; Diebold M.; Rich L.E.; Elger B.S. (2016) Nurses' perspectives regarding the disclosure of errors to patient: A qualitative study. International Journal of Nursing Studies. 2016 Feb;54:16-22. DOI: 10.1016/j.jijnurstu.2014.10.001. Published Online

  • McLennan S.R.; Engel-Glatter S.; Meyer A.H.; Schwappach D.L.B.; Scheidegger D.H.; Elger B.S. (2015) Disclosing and reporting medical errors: Cross-sectional survey of Swiss anaesthesiologists. European Journal of Anesthesiology. July; 32(7): 471-476. DOI: 10.1097. Published Online

  • McLennan S.R.; Engel-Glatter S.; Meyer A.H.; Schwappach D.L.B.; Scheidegger D.H. and Elger B.S. (2015) The impact of medical errors on Swiss anaesthesiologists: a cross-sectional survey. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. DOI: 10.1111. Published Online

  • McLennan S.R.; Shaw D.; Leu A.; Elger B.S. (2015) Professional liability insurance and medical error disclosure. Swiss Medical Weekly 2015 July 7; DOI: 10.4414/smw.2015.14164. Published Online

  • McLennan S.R.; Rich L.E. & Truog R.D. (2015) Apologies in medicine: legal protection is not enough.  Canadian Medical Association Journal, accepted for publication. DOI: 10.1503/cmaj.131860. Journal Impact Factor: 6.5 Published Online

  • Werding M. & McLennan S.R. (2014) International Portability of Health-Cost Cover: Mobility, Insurance, and Redistribution. CESifo Economic Studies, accepted for publication. Journal Impact Factor: 0.561. 5-Year Impact Factor: 0.750

  • McLennan S.R.; Walker S. & Rich L.E. (2014) Should Health Care Providers Be Forced to Apologise After Things Go Wrong? Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, accepted for publication. Journal Impact Factor: 0.594

  • Fuchs L.; Novack V.; McLennan S.R.; Celi L.A.; Baumfeld Y.; Park S.; Howell M.D.; Talmor D.S. (2014) Trends in severity of illness on ICU admission and mortality among the elderly. Public Library of Science  ONE. Forthcoming

  • McLennan S.R. & Elger B.S. (2014) Criminal Liability and Medical Errors in Switzerland: An Unjust System? Jusletter, 27 January 2014: Published Online

  • McLennan S.R.; Engel S.; Ruhe K.; Leu A.; Schwappach D. & Elger B.S. (2013) Implementation Status of Error Disclosure Standards Reported by Swiss Hospitals. Swiss Medical Weekly, 143, w13820 Journal Impact Factor: 1.895 Published Online

  • McLennan S.R. & Truog R.D. (2013) Apology Laws and Open Disclosure. Medical Journal of Australia, 198(8), 411-412

  • Fuchs L.; Chronaki C.E.; Park S.; Novack V.; Baumfeld Y.; Scott D.; McLennan S.; Talmor D.; Celi L.A. (2012): ICU admission Characteristics and mortality rates among elderly and very elderly patients. Intensive Care Medicine, 38(10), 1654-61. Journal Impact Factor: 5.399 - October 2012

  • McLennan S.R.; Beitat K.; Lauterberg J.; Vollmann J. (2012) Regulating Open Disclosure: A German Perspective. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 24(1), 23-27. Journal Impact factor: 2.064. 5-Year impact factor: 2.402 - November 2011

  • McLennan S.R. (2012) CPR Policies and the Patient's Best Interests. Journal of Resuscitation, 83, 168-170. Journal Impact Factor: 4.177. 5-Year Impact Factor: 4.297 - October 2011 DOI:10.1016/j.resuscitation.2011.10.007. Published Online

  • McLennan S.R.; Paterson R.; Skegg P.D.G.; Aickin R. (2011) The use of CPR in New Zealand: is it always lawful? New Zealand Medical Journal, 124(1328), 106-112. Published Online

  • Wicker S.; Rabenau H.F.; Gottschalk R.; Krause G.; McLennan S.R. (2010) Niedrige Influenzaimpfquoten bei Mitarbeitern im Gesundheitswesen: Zeit für einen neuen Ansatz [Low influenza vaccination rates among healthcare workers: Time to take a different approach]. Bundesgesundheitsblatt, 53, 1298-1303. Journal Impact Factor: 1.25 - October 2011

  • McLennan S.R.; Wicker S. (2010) Reflections of the influenza vaccination of healthcare workers. Vaccine, 28(51), 8061-8064. Journal Impact Factor: 3.572. 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.467 - October 2011

  • McLennan S.R.; Celi L.A.; Gillett G.; Penney J.; Foss M. (2010) Nurses views regarding the end-of-life at a New Zealand hospital. Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand, 16(4), 12-14

  • McLennan S.R.; Vollweiler M.; Celi,L.A. (2009) How can nurses' flu vaccination rates be boosted? Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand, 15(4), 12-14

  • McLennan S.R. (2008) The development of CPR. New Zealand Medical Journal, 121(1284). Published Online

  • Glasgow J.L.; McLennan S.R.; High K.J.; Celi L.A. (2008) Quality of Dying in a New Zealand Teaching Hospital. Quality and Safety in Health Care, 17(4), 244-248

  • Carden G.P.; Graham J.W.; McLennan S.R.; Celi L.A. (2008) Long-Term Outcome of Long Stay ICU and HDU Patients in a New Zealand Hospital. Critical Care and Shock, 11(1), 173-181

  • McLennan S.R.; Gillett G.; Celi L.A. (2008) Healer, heal thyself: Health care workers and the influenza vaccination. American Journal of Infection Control, 36(1), 1-4

  • McLennan S.R.; Celi L.A. & Roth P. (2007) The Health and Safety in Employment Act and the influenza vaccination of healthcare workers. New Zealand Medical Journal, 120(1250). Published Online

  • McLennan S.R. (2005) Surrogacy and the Child's Right to Identity. New Zealand Family Law Journal, 5(4), 96-100

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Non-peer reviewed articles

  • Schmidlin E.; Elger B.S. & McLennan S.R. (2014) Assisted dying in Switzerland: where does it come from and where is it going? European Journal of Palliative Care, 21(2), 61-65

Letters to the Editor

  • McLennan S.R. (2014) Patient Harm and the Criminal Law. BMJ, 5 February 2014: Link

  • McLennan S.R. (2013) Compulsory apologies are hollow. Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand, 19(7), 3

  • McLennan S.R. (2013) Low yearly completion of HDC investigations is a cause for concern. New Zealand Medical Journal, 126 (1369), 92-94

  • McLennan S.R. (2013) The ‘moral flabbiness’ of compulsory apologies. New Zealand Medial Journal, 126(1378), 1-2

  • Nair S.M.; Mishra P.; McLennan S.R.; Tsao C-H.; Lee J. & Celi L.A. (2013) Alcohol related injuries requiring surgery. New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1374), 1-4

  • McLennan S.R. (2013) Low yearly completion of HDC investigations is a cause for concern. New Zealand Medial Journal, 126(1369), 92-94

  • McLennan S.R. (2012) WHO’s “Clean Care is Safer Care” Campaign: Why Hasn’t New Zealand Joined? New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1365), 86-87

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Discussion/Working papers

  • Werding M.; McLennan S.R. (2012) International Portability of Health-Cost Cover: Mobility, Insurance, and Redistribution. CESifo Working Papers Series, No. 3952. Link

  • Werding M.; McLennan S.R. (2011) International Portability of Health-Care Coverage: Concepts and Experience. The World Bank: Social Protection & Labor. SP Discussion Paper No. 1115. Link

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Other

  • McLennan S.R. (2013) The forced apology risks putting damage control ahead of sincerity. New Zealand Doctor Newspaper. 17 July 2013, 21

  • McLennan S.R. (2013) Forced apology to a baby excessive and hollow. Otago Daily Times. 4 July2013, 9

  • McLennan S.R. (2011) Independence of commissioner paramount. Otago Daily Times. 21 December 2011, 19

  • McLennan, S (2011): Watchdog or Guard dog – Appointing and HDC. New Zealand Doctor Newspaper. 19 October 2011, 21

  • McLennan S.R. (2011) HDC: Watch Dog or Guard Dog? Auckland Women’s Health Council Newsletter. September 2011, 2-4

  • McLennan S.R. (2008) Do Not Resuscitate orders. Highlights: News from HDC and Advocacy Services, Nov-Dec 2008 edition, 7-8

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Interviews

  • Interviewed by Donna Chisholm regarding the Health and Disability Commissioner. North and South. 6 March 2013

  • The Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Workers. Interviewed by Karen Brown, National Radio, Radio New Zealand. 2 March 2007

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Academic Conference Oral Presentations

Invited Speaker

Postdoctoral

  • McLennan, S. (2017). Barriers to error communication. Euroanaesthesia 2017: The European Anaesthesiology Congress. Geneva, 3-5 June 2017. 3. McLennan, S. (2015).
  • From prosecution to rehabilitation: New Zealand´s experience with non-punitive action. Workshop Fondation Brocher: Reporting on patient safety incidents: legal and ethical issues to be addressed in developing a culture of safety for the benefit of patients and society. Organized by WHO, Geneva, and the Institute of Health Law, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. 16-17 November 2015, Geneva, Switzerland.
  • McLennan, S. (2015). The 2nd Victims of Medical Errors: Implications for Healthcare Organisations. The Australian Centre for Healthcare Governance Annual Conference 2015, Melbourne, Australia, 23 April 2015.

PhD or Prior

  • McLennan, S. (2011). Healthcare workers and influenza vaccination: what is the impact of their personal behaviour on the general public. Invited speaker. Satellite Symposium hosted by the Imperial College London at the Fourth ESWI Influenza Conference, St. Julian's, Malta, 12 September 2011.

Conference Oral Presentations

Postdoctoral

  • McLennan, S. (2016). The law as a barrier to error disclosure: a misguided focus? Third International Incident Disclosure Conference: "Towards operational strategies in incident disclosure". Amsterdam, Netherlands, 21 October 2016.
  • McLennan, S. (2016). Incident disclosure and the prevention and support of second victims. Third International Incident Disclosure Conference: "Towards operational strategies in incident disclosure". Amsterdam, Netherlands, 20 October 2016.

PhD or Prior

  • McLennan, S. & Truog R.D. (2013). Apology Laws: A Critique. (Presented by Stuart McLennan). International Conference on Communicating Medical Error (COME). Ascona, Switzerland, 21 March 2013.
  • Werding, M. & McLennan, S. (2012). International Portability of Health-Cost Cover: Mobility, Insurance, and Redistribution. (Presented by Martin Werding). Venice Summer Institute 2012: Portability of Social Benefits: The Economics of a Critical Topic in Globalisation. Venice International University, San Servolo, 17 July 2012.
  • McLennan, S. (2012). Accessing Justice After an Adverse Event: An International Perspective. BMBF-Klausurwoche "Behandungsfehler im Krankenhaus." Bad Homburg, Germany, 13 February 2012.
  • McLennan, S. (2011). Sorry seems to be the hardest word: Open disclosure in Germany. Swiss Patient Safety Foundation International Congress 2011: Patient safety - moving forward! A decade into the 3rd millennium: where do we stand, and where are we going? Basel, Switzerland, 30 November 2011.
  • McLennan, S. (2007). Healer, Heal Thyself: Healthcare Workers and the Influenza Vaccination. The Australasian Association of Philosophy (New Zealand Division) Conference, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 4 December 2007.
  • Gillett, G. & McLennan, S. (2007). Broomean All Too Broomean. (Presented by Stuart McLennan). The Australasian Association of Philosophy (New Zealand Division) Conference, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 5 December 2007.
  • Carden, G., Graham, J., McLennan, S., Celi, L.A. (2007). Long-Term Outcome of Long Stay ICU and HDU Patients in a New Zealand Hospital. (Presented by Geoff Carden). The 32nd Australian and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting on Intensive Care and the 13th Australian and New Zealand Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Conference, Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society and the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses, Rotorua, New Zealand, 26 October 2007.
  • Glasgow, J., McLennan, S., High, K. & Celi, L.A. (2007). Metrics and Quality Improvement in a New Zealand ICU. (Presented by Leo Anthony Celi). The Quality Colloquium, Healthcare Colloquium Conference Series, Harvard University, Boston, United States of America, 22 August 2007.
  • Glasgow, J., McLennan, S., High, K. & Celi, L.A. (2007). Quality of Death in a New Zealand Teaching Hospital. (Presented by Leo Anthony Celi). The 1st International Conference on Safety, Quality, Audit and Outcomes Research in Intensive Care, Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society, Queenstown, New Zealand, 8 August 2007.

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Professional Conference Oral Presentations

  • 10 May 2007: “The Influenza Vaccination of Healthcare Workers: Ethical and Legal Dimensions.” Stuart McLennan. Regional Infection Prevention and Control Day, Otago District Health Board, Dunedin Hospital, New Zealand


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Academic Conference Poster Presentations

  • 22/24 October 2012: “Error Disclosure Standards in Swiss Hospitals”. McLennan S.R.; Engel S.; Schwappach D.; Elger B.S. The International Society for Quality in Healthcare’s 29th International Conference. Geneva, Switzerland 

  • 29/30 November 2011: 1. “The influenza vaccination of healthcare workers: Time for a new approach.” McLennan S.R. and Wicker S. Swiss Patient Safety Foundation International Congress 2011: Patient safety – moving forward! A decade into the 3rd millennium: where do we stand, and where are we going? Basel, Switzerland

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Public Seminars

  • McLennan, S. (2015). The Professional and Emotion Impact of Medical Errors on Swiss Anaesthesiologists: A Cross-Sectional Survey. Centre for Mental Health Seminar, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, 19 March 2015.

  • McLennan, S. (2013). "Apology Laws": Do they promote open disclosure of medical errors? Harvard Medical School's Division of Medical Ethics, Harvard University, Boston, 26 November 2013.

  • McLennan, S. (2007). O, that I could but call these dead to life! Bioethics Centre Seminar, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 14 May 2007.

  • McLennan, S. (2006). Healer! Heal Thyself! Bioethics Centre Seminar, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 13 August 2006. 2. McLennan, S. & Gillett, G. (2006). Running mortal risks without consent? Bioethics Centre Seminar, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 13 May 2006.

  • McLennan, S. (2006). Preferences regarding serious illness and the end-of-life at Dunedin Hospital. Otago Medical School Research Society, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 9 April 2006.

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Contact

Stuart McLennan

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Biomedical Ethics

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