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Medical Law Concentrate

Law Revision and Study Guide

Fourth Edition

Jo Samanta and Ash Samanta

August 2021

ISBN: 9780198871354

216 pages


Price: £12.99

Highest quality revision and study guides for use alongside core reading to help consolidate knowledge, focus revision, and maximise potential



Medical Law Concentrate is written and designed to help you succeed. Accurate and reliable, Concentrate guides go above and beyond, not only consolidating your learning but focusing your revision and maximising your potential.

  • Learn how to improve your performance in assessments - how to focus your revision, how to answer the question, and how to pick up extra marks
  • Written by experts and covering all the key topics so you can use alongside your textbook to consolidate notes and understanding, as well as approach your exams with confidence
  • Clear, concise, and easy-to-use, helping you get the most out of your revision
  • Full of learning features and tips to show you how best to impress your examiner
  • A wide array of accompanying online resources, including interactive key cases, self-test questions, and advice on revision and exam technique: www.oup.com/lawrevision/
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality and navigation features, as well as links that offer extra learning support

New to this edition

  • Public health in the Covid-19 pandemic and the Coronavirus Act 2020
  • Developments in consent post-Montgomery
  • New GMC (2020) guidance on consent
  • Presumed consent for organ donation under the Organ Donation (Deceased Consent) Act 2019
  • Withdrawal of clinically assisted nutrition and hydration, and the Supreme Court decision of Re Y (2018)
  • Confidentiality and genetically transmissable disease, and ABC v St George's Healthcare NHS Trust (2020)
  • Mental health law, with updates on Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and the forthcoming Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS)
  • Revised suggested reading lists throughout

About the Author(s)

Jo Samanta, Emeritus Professor of Law, De Montfort University, and Ash Samanta, Emeritus Consultant Physician and Rheumatologist, University Hospitals of Leicester, and Part-Time Lecturer in Law, De Montfort University

Jo Samanta is an Emeritus Professor at De Montfort University. She has published widely in journals such as the Medical Law Review and the Journal of Law and Society.

Ash Samanta is an Emeritus Consultant Physician and Rheumatologist at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and part-time Lecturer in Law at De Montfort University. He has published in journals such as the Medical Law Review and the British Medical Journal.

Table of Contents

    1:The contemporary healthcare environment
    2:Medical negligence
    4:Confidentiality and access to medical records
    5:Abortion and prenatal harm
    6:Assisted reproduction
    7:Organ transplantation
    8:Mental health
    9:The end of life

Additional Resources

Digital formats and resources
The fourth edition is available for students and institutions to purchase in a variety of formats, and is supported by extensive online resources to take your learning further (www.oup.com/lawrevision/).

The e-book offers a mobile experience and convenient access along with functionality tools, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support: www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks

The online resources include:
- advice on revision and exam technique from experienced examiner Nigel Foster;
- a diagnostic test to help you pinpoint areas to focus your revision on;
- interactive glossary and key cases to help you revise key terminology, facts, and principles;
- multiple choice questions to test your knowledge; and
- outline answers to questions in the book.

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