Medical Profession in UK Law

  • Bolitho v City and Hackney Health Authority
    • House of Lords
    • 13 Nov 1997
    ...... This appeal raises two questions relating to liability for medical negligence. The first, which I believe to be more apparent than real, ...The second concerns the approach to professional negligence laid down in Bolam v. Friern Hospital Management Committee ......
  • Airedale NHS Trust v Bland
    • House of Lords
    • 04 Feb 1993
    ......In the eyes of the medical world and of the law a person is not clinically dead so long as the brain ... be powerless to provide the necessary guidance to the medical profession in that case, this House had recourse to declaratory relief for that ......
  • Philip Harry Wisniewski and Another v Central Manchester Health Authority
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 01 Abr 1998
    ...... he directed that judgment be entered for the Plaintiff in this medical negligence action. Damages were agreed between the parties during the ... of a judgment by an accountant, lawyer, underwriter or other professional. A judge has to be conscious of his own lack of medical knowledge and of ......
  • St. George's Healthcare N.H.S. Trust v S
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 30 Jul 1998
    ...... understand that Mr Havers received comment from the British Medical Association, who in the available time has not any practical opportunity ... extends, where relevant, to medical practitioners and health professionals generally as well as to hospital authorities. . 6The Guidelines ......
  • Raschid v General Medical Council
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 19 Dic 2006
    ......The panel had found the respondent guilty of serious professional misconduct. They directed that his registration as a medical practioner be suspended for twelve months and ordered that there be a resumed hearing at ......
  • Dr. Purabi Ghosh v The General Medical Council
    • Privy Council
    • 18 Jun 2001
    ......Purabi Ghosh Appellant and The General Medical Council Respondent From THE PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT COMMITTEE OF THE GENERAL MEDICAL COUNCIL . [Delivered by Lord Millett ] . 1 ......
  • Meadow v General Medical Council
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 26 Oct 2006
    ......No retrial was ordered. . . 2 Mrs Clark's father made a complaint to the GMC alleging serious professional misconduct on the part of Professor Meadow. The complaint was heard by the Fitness to Practise Panel ("FPP") of the General Medical Council ("GMC") , ......
  • Sidaway (A.P.) v Bethlem Royal Hospital and The Maudesley Hospital Health Authority and Others
    • House of Lords
    • 21 Feb 1985
    ...... listened with great care to a substantial and complex volume of medical evidence and delivered a meticulous and detailed judgment, and after two ... reference to the current state of responsible and competent professional opinion and practice at the time, though both are, of course, relevant ......
  • Re T (an Adult) (Consent to Medical Treatment)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 30 Jul 1992
    ...... . 8 There seems to be a view in the medical profession that in such emergency circumstances the next of kin should be asked to consent on behalf of the patient and that, if possible, treatment should be ......
  • R (Gupta) v General Medical Council
    • Privy Council
    • 21 Dic 2001
    ......Prabha Gupta Appellant and The General Medical Council Respondent From THE PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT COMMITTEE OF THE GENERAL MEDICAL COUNCIL . [Delivered by Lord Rodger of Earlsferry ] . . 1 On 1 June ......
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