Lynn Hagger is a lecturer in law at the University of Sheffield. Her research interests lie in health care generally and children's rights in particular. In parallel with her legal career, she has a 15-year history of non-executive involvement in the NHS during which time she has provided law and ethics training for a broad range of health professionals. She was Chairperson of the Sheffield Children's NHS Trust for nine years until 2008 Simon Woods is a senior lecturer at the Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences Research Centre (PEALS), University of Newcastle (UK) where he is the Deputy Executive Director and Director of Learning. PEALS is an ethics 'Think Tank' involved in research teaching and public engagement on the ethical and social implications of the life sciences. He is an established applied philosopher who specialises in social philosophy and bioethics. He has experience of working in major international bioethics research projects, and extensive experience as a teacher of bioethics.