Health Care Law

Paperback | July 30, 2018

byJonathan Montgomery

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This new edition provides a readable, comprehensive and accessible account of the law governing health care in England and Wales. In contrast to other texts, it examines the full range of health care and not merely its medical context. The narrative is clear and succinct with full referencesto legal sources to meet the needs of law students and practitioners. However, excessive use of legal jargon is avoided ensuring that the law is also accessible to health care professionals. The text sets out the law on public health, the NHS, the health professions, clinical negligence litigation,patients' rights, and research and health care ethics. Legislation changes and structural reforms since the previous edition have led to substantial revisions throughout the book including the workings of the General Medical Council, regulations on clinical trials and proposed reformation of the NHS complaints procedures. Online Resource Centre DT Legislative updates DT Useful links

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This new edition provides a readable, comprehensive and accessible account of the law governing health care in England and Wales. In contrast to other texts, it examines the full range of health care and not merely its medical context. The narrative is clear and succinct with full referencesto legal sources to meet the needs of law stu...

Jonathan Montgomery is Professor of Health Care Law at the University of Southampton and also holds a Chair at the West Hampshire NHS Trust.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.68 inPublished:July 30, 2018Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199274487

ISBN - 13:9780199274482

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Table of Contents

1. The Scope and Sources of Health Care LawPart I: Health and the Law2. Public Health Law3. Rights to National Health Service Care4. The Structure of the NHS5. National Health Service ComplaintsPart II: Health Care Practice and the Law6. Professional Regulation7. Malpractice Litigation I: The Law8. Malpractice Litigation II: In Practice9. Medicines and the LawPart III: The Position of the Patient10. Consent to Treatment11. Confidentiality and Data Protection12. Care for Children13. Mental Health14. ResearchPart IV: Health Care Law and Ethics15. Abortion16. Fertility17. Maternity Care18. Selective Treatment of the Newborn19. Transplantation20. Terminal Care and Euthanasia21. Regulating Health Care Ethics

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`'He clarifies the complexity of legislation, case-law, and quasi-law affecting the National Health Service. He describes and discusses with refreshing lucidity the range of areas traditionally covered in medical law texts..."Health Care Law" maps the terrain and trends well. It is thorough,informed, and wide-ranging presentation and commentary on most aspects of English law regarding health care and medicine. Montgomery achieves his objective of explaining the law clearly to an intended audience of lawyers, and students or practitioners of medicine and other health-care professions.''The Lancet