Thu05252017

Last updateTue, 24 Feb 2015 5pm

CASE REPORT: Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust [2017] EWCA Civ 151

28 April 2017  

Duty of care; A&E; head injury; waiting times

In Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust [2017] the court looked at what, if any, duty is owed by a receptionist of an A&E department to a patient in respect of the provision of information. By a majority it was held that no duty is owed to provide correct information about waiting times.

Additional Info

  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Caparo Industries PLC v Dickman & Ors [1990] UKHL 2

    Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust [2017] EWCA Civ 151

    Kent v Griffiths [2000] EWCA Civ 3017

    Michael v Chief Constable of South Wales Police [2015] UKSC 2

    Rahman v Arearose [2000] EWCA Civ 190