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CONSENT ON MEDICAL TREATMENT: Time for change?

27 November 2015  

Nicola Hall examines Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board [2015] which updates the court’s approach to medical practitioners’ duty of advice to patients

The Supreme Court has handed down the judgment in the landmark case, Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board [2015].

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Bolam v Friern Hospital Management Committee [1957] 1 WLR 582

    Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board [2015] UKSC 11

    Sidaway v Board of Governors of the Bethlem Royal Hospital and the Maudsley Hospital [1985] UKHL 1

Last modified on 26 November 2015