Vicki Xafis

Xafis Vicki

  • Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Biomedical Ethics
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Biomedical Ethics, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, The University of Adelaide, Australia |Master of Bioethics, Monash University, Australia
  • Bachelor of Arts (Languages), Honours I Linguistics, Monash University, Australia
  • Cambridge RSA DELTA (Formerly RSA DTEFLA), The University of Cambridge, Awarded in Athens, Greece
Recent Publications
  • 1. Xafis V. 2017. Overruling parental decisions in paediatric medicine: A Comparison of Diekema’s Harm Threshold Framework and the Zone of Parental Discretion Framework, Clinical Ethics. 12(3):143–149.
  • 2. Delany C, Xafis V, Gillam L, Hughson J, Hynson J, Wilkinson D. 2017. A good resource for parents, but will clinicians use it?: Evaluation of a resource for paediatric end-of-life decision making, BMC Palliative Care. 2017, 16(12).
  • 3. Gillam L, Wilkinson D, Xafis V, Isaacs D. 2017. Decision‐making at the borderline of viability: Who should decide and on what basis? Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 53(2):105-11.
  • 4. Xafis, V. Watkins, A. and Wilkinson, D. 2016 Death talk: Basic linguistic rules and communication in perinatal and paediatric end-of-life discussions. Patient Education and Counseling, 99(4): p. 555-561.
  • 5. Xafis, V. 2015. The acceptability of conducting data linkage research without obtaining consent: lay people’s views and justifications. BMC Medical Ethics, 16(1): p. 1-16.