Health Law in Australia

Health Law in Australia, Thomson Reuters Australia, Sydney (2010)

Posted: 18 Jul 2016

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Ben White

Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law

Fiona McDonald

Associate Lecturer

Lindy Willmott

Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law

Date Written: 2010

Abstract

Health Law in Australia is the first book to deal with health law on a comprehensive national basis. In a field of law that is becoming increasingly important and where the demand for expertise is rapidly expanding, Health Law in Australia takes a logical, structured approach to an examination of the law in all Australian jurisdictions.

By covering all the major areas in this diverse field of law, Health Law in Australia enhances the understanding of the discipline as a whole. Beginning with an exploration of the general principles of health law, including chapters on “Medical Negligence”, “Children and Consent”, and “Confidentiality, Privacy, and Access to Health Records”, the book goes on to consider beginning-of-life and end-of-life issues before concluding with chapters on emerging areas in health law, such as biotechnology and medical research.

The contributing authors include national leaders in the field who are specialists in these areas of health law and who can therefore reveal to readers the results of their research.

Health Law in Australia has been written for those with a legal background and is essential reading for undergraduate law students, postgraduate law students, researchers and scholars in the disciplines of law, health and medicine, as well as legal practitioners, government departments and bodies in the health area, and private health providers.

Keywords: Health law, Medical law

Suggested Citation

White, Ben and McDonald, Fiona and Willmott, Lindy, Health Law in Australia (2010). Health Law in Australia, Thomson Reuters Australia, Sydney (2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2808857

Ben White (Contact Author)

Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law ( email )

Level 4, C Block Gardens Point
2 George St
Brisbane, QLD 4000
Australia

HOME PAGE: http://staff.qut.edu.au/staff/whiteb/

Fiona McDonald

Associate Lecturer ( email )

Australia
61 7 31382010 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.law.qut.edu.au/staff/lsstaff/fmcdonald.jsp

Lindy Willmott

Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Law ( email )

Level 4, C Block Gardens Point
2 George St
Brisbane, QLD 4000
Australia

HOME PAGE: http://staff.qut.edu.au/staff/willmott/

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