MDU journal June 2015

A question of consent

A recent Supreme Court judgment introduced the concept of 'informed consent' to the law of negligence. Dr Udvitha Nandasoma reviews the ethical and legal challenges in the complex area of consent, which is central to the provision of medical treatment.

Also in this issue:

  • Patients behaving badly
  • Behind the scenes of a clinical negligence claim
  • Advice line dilemmas and claims histories

Read the issue in full

This guidance was correct at publication 08/06/2015. It is intended as general guidance for members only. If you are a member and need specific advice relating to your own circumstances, please contact one of our advisers.

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