This book is an essential tool for all healthcare professionals. An understanding of the law and the way in which it impacts upon roles, responsibilities and care is a vital component in everyday healthcare.
Health Records in Court provides practical legal advice by highlighting real-life healthcare case studies and workplace examples.
This book provides practical legal advice by highlighting real-life healthcare case studies and workplace examples. It looks specifically at the areas of accountability, the legal process, what constitutes a legal claim brought by the patient, and the duty of care and how it is measured.
Forewords by Tim Pettis and Ahmed Shoka, respectively Strategic Emergency Planning Manager, Centre for Emergency Preparedness and Response, Health Protection Agency; Consultant Psychiatrist and Lead Clinician, North Essex Partnership Foundation Trust
Explains the issues of consent to treatment as applied in England and Wales simply and straightforwardly, and using real-life examples.
Forewords by Louise M Terry, Sue Battersby and Colum J Smith, respectively Senior Lecturer in Law and Ethics, London South Bank University; Independent Midwifery Researcher and Lecturer; Partner, McMillan Williams Solicitors