Vikki Entwistle


Vikki Entwistle

Vikki Entwistle is Professor of Health Services Research and Ethics in the Health Services Research Unit at the University of Aberdeen. She has a broad interest in the ethical aspects of health care delivery, including the challenges of providing ‘person centred care’.See all posts by Vikki Entwistle

‘Nanny state’ accusations can function as powerful rhetorical weapons against interventions that are intended to benefit people. This blog, based on our recent academic paper, offers suggestions both to help public health advocates develop effective defences against nanny-state accusations and to ensure that public health interventions are well justified.

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