Principles of Medical Law (4ed)
Principles of Medical Law is the leading practitioner text in its field. Now in its fourth edition, it provides a comprehensive and scholarly account of the common law and statutory provisions governing healthcare provision in England and Wales.
It offers an authoritative and up-to-date account of medical law whilst also seeking to set the law in context and critique its application.
The contributors include many of the leading academics and practitioners working in the area of medical law today, who together offer a balanced, reliable, and considered perspective. The clear layout, accessible writing style, extensive referencing, and detailed index make this an indispensible research tool for practitioners and academics alike.
New to this Edition:-
- Reform of the NHS in the Health and Social Care Act 2012
- Developments in the Care Act 2014 and the duty of candour
- Consideration of the implications of the new EU Clinical Trials Regulation
- New cases including Supreme Court decisions in Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v James and Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board
- Recent jurisprudence, including P v Cheshire West and developments relating to the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Deprivation of Liberty safeguards
- Major reform of the fitness to practice provisions concerning the General Medical Council
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Author(s)||Laing, Judith and Grubb, A|