Invaluable guidance on how to handle cases where the client has not provided informed consent to medical treatment
This webinar covers claims arising out of failures to enable a patient to provide informed consent to medical treatment. It looks at the detail of the legal tests on breach of duty and causation, including recent judgments from both the claimant and defendant perspective.
Aimed at clinical negligence practitioners of all levels, this course will begin by reviewing the case of Sidaway v Board of Governors of the Bethlem Royal Hospital  and will move on to provide viewers with an invaluable insight into and reminder of the facts of Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board 
Following which, clinical negligence barrister and lecturer Aneurin Moloney discuss the following topics and corresponding case law:
• Material risk – in practice
o Duce v Worcester Acute Hospitals NHS Trust  EWCA Civ 1307
o Mills v Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust  EWHC 936 (QB)
• Causation in consent cases
o Diamond v Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust  EWCA Civ 585
o Chester v Afshar  UKHL 41
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