Doctors and lawyers are often required to make urgent life and death decisions on issues of consent. It is vital that these decisions are made in accordance with current legal principle and relevant professional guidelines.
This book provides a practical and comprehensive account of the law of consent to medical treatment in England and Wales, drawing together the extensive body of case law relating to the issue of consent.
* The only work available purely devoted to the law of consent
* Provides analysis of recent and complex case law
* Considers the impact of HRA 1998 and recent disciplinary guidelines