Health Care Law

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/30/2018
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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The third edition of this well established textbook provides a readable, comprehensive and accessible account of the law governing health care in England and Wales. The narrative is clear and succinct with full references to legal sources to meet the needs of law students and practitioners. The text sets out the law on public health, the NHS, the health professionals, clinical negligence litigation, patients' rights, and research and health care ethics.

Author Biography

Jonathan Montgomery is Professor of Health Care Law at the University of Southampton and also holds a Chair at the West Hampshire NHS Trust.

Table of Contents

The Scope and Sources of Health Care Law
Health and the Law
Public Health Law
Rights to National Health Service Care
The Structure of the NHS
National Health Service Complaints
Health Care Practice and the Law
Professional Regulation
Malpractice Litigation I: The Law
Malpractice Litigation II: In Practice
Medicines and the Law
The Position of the Patient
Consent to Treatment
Confidentiality and Data Protection
Care for Children
Mental Health
Health Care Law and Ethics
Maternity Care
Selective Treatment of the Newborn
Terminal Care and Euthanasia
Regulating Health Care Ethics
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