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CONSENT TO MEDICAL TREATMENT: Changing priorities

28 April 2017  

Paul Sankey investigates a decision in the Court of Appeal after it had applied the Montgomery test

The recent decision in Webster v Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2017] is significant as the first Court of Appeal judgment applying the new law in relation to a doctor’s duty to advise, as set out by the Supreme Court in Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board [2015].

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

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

    Jones v Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2015] Lawtel, 22 September

    Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board [2015] UKSC 11

    SXX v Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust [2015] EWHC 4072

    Tasmin v Barts Health NHS Trust [2015] EWHC 3135

    Webster v Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2017] EWCA Civ 62