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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.
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|
|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|
|Health Care Law and Ethics|
|Selective Treatment of the Newborn|
|Terminal Care and Euthanasia|
|Regulating Health Care Ethics|
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