Clinical Negligence: Recognised breach of duty?

Julian Matthews considers the extent to which the court may draw inferences of negligence from the occurrence of commonly arising risks of surgery that a patient has consented to run The challenge facing all medical practitioners is that the human body is infinitely variable. Despite the astonishing advances in medical technology, this is the primary …
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Cases Referenced

  • Ratcliffe v Plymouth and Torbay Health Authority [1998] EWCA Civ 206
  • Thomas v Curley [2013] EWCA Civ 117