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£272.50

Hardback

Published: 23 March 2017

1,344 Pages

246x171mm

ISBN: 9780198732518


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A new practitioner law publication

Principles of Medical Law

Fourth Edition

Edited by Judith Laing and Jean McHale
Consultant Editors Sir Ian Kennedy and Andrew Grubb

  • A leading authority, providing an in-depth analysis of the whole spectrum of issues relating to medical law
  • Provides an accessible account of common law and statutory provisions governing healthcare provision in England and Wales, setting the law in context and critiquing its application
  • Engaging with questions of fundamental human rights in relation to medical law
  • Written by a team of leading academics and expert practitioners, who offer a balanced, trustworthy, and practical perspective
  • Recently cited in the Supreme Court in Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v James and Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board
  • Clear layout, extensive referencing, and careful indexing make this an indispensable 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

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