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  • Huddersfield Business School University of Huddersfield Queensgate Huddersfield HD1 3DH United Kingdom

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Hui Yun joined the University of Huddersfield as a Senior Lecturer in January 2019. She completed her PhD in medical law, having obtained an LL.M and qualified as an advocate and solicitor in Malaysia. In addition to teaching in Medical Law and Ethics, she also teaches Law of Torts, Research Methods and Legal Skills.  

Research Expertise and Interests

Hui Yun’s PhD thesis examined the legal and ethical challenges in implementing advance directives in medical treatment and proposed a supportive measure to address the complexities of advance decision-making. She has recently published her monograph titled Advance Directives: Rethinking Regulation, Autonomy and Healthcare Decision-making, advocating for supported decision-making and a new interpretation of autonomy for advance directives. Hui Yun's research interest is in legal and ethical issues affecting end-of-life, clinical ethics, and health policy.


  • Advance Decisions
  • Mental Capacity
  • End of Life decision-making
  • Autonomy

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Advance Directives Medicine & Life Sciences
Decision Making Medicine & Life Sciences
decision making Social Sciences
Malaysia Medicine & Life Sciences
Delivery of Health Care Medicine & Life Sciences
Language Medicine & Life Sciences
Personal Autonomy Medicine & Life Sciences
Bioethics Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2016 2019

  • 3 Article
  • 2 Book/Film/Dance Article review
  • 1 Book
  • 1 Chapter

Regulating advance decision-making: potential and challenges for Malaysia

Chan, H. Y., Mar 2019, In : Asian Bioethics Review. 11, 1, p. 111-122 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Advance Directives
Decision Making
Delivery of Health Care
decision making

Advance Directives: Rethinking Regulation, Autonomy & Healthcare Decision-Making

Chan, H. Y., 18 Oct 2018, Springer, Cham. 179 p. (International Library of Ethics, Law and the New Medicine)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Book review : Ian Freckelton and Kerry Petersen (eds), Tensions & Traumas in Health Law

Chan, H. Y., 9 Oct 2018, In : Medical Law Review. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Dance Article review

1 Citation (Scopus)

NPS: Moving from Blanket Prohibition to a Functionalist Approach

Corazza, O., Chan, H. Y. & Roman Urrestarazu, A., 10 Aug 2017, Novel Psychoactive Substances: Policy, Economics & Drug Regulation. Corazza, O. & Roman-Urrestarazu, A. (eds.). 1 ed. Springer International Publishing AG, p. 125-137 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)
Advance Directives
Decision Making
decision making
Delivery of Health Care

Activities 2019 2019

  • 1 Oral presentation

Legal and ethical challenges of new media in advance directives

Hui Yun Chan (Speaker)
8 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation