Duty of Care of medical professionals and consent: an update
Speakers: Paul Stagg
Venue: 1 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1LF
Registration from 3.45pm, Start 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm, drinks afterwards This session will have two parts: 1) Recent cases on duty of care (examining recent clarifications as to the standard of the duty and by whom it is owed). 2) An update as to consent post-Montgomery (including a study of general caselaw since Montgomery, answering the questions: how are the courts approaching it; are we seeing the end of medical paternalism; and offering consideration of Lord Neuberger’s prediction in Montgomery as to the effect on litigation). More information about this free event to follow.