The Far-Reaching Implications of Montgomery for Risk Disclosure in Practice

Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management (2019) 24(1): 25-29.

Posted: 25 Jun 2020

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Sarah Devaney

University of Manchester

Craig Purshouse

University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice

Emma Cave

Durham University

Rob Heywood

affiliation not provided to SSRN

José Miola

University of Leicester

Nina Reinach

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: December 24, 2018

Abstract

The landmark decision of Montgomery set out a revised approach to risk disclosure which the courts have subsequently developed. Sarah Devaney and colleagues identify the legal trends and their implications for practice and the GMC’s impending revision of its guidance on consent.

Keywords: informed consent, Montgomery, medical law, negligence

Suggested Citation

Devaney, Sarah and Purshouse, Craig and Cave, Emma and Heywood, Rob and Miola, José and Reinach, Nina, The Far-Reaching Implications of Montgomery for Risk Disclosure in Practice (December 24, 2018). Journal of Patient Safety and Risk Management (2019) 24(1): 25-29., Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3617577

Sarah Devaney (Contact Author)

University of Manchester ( email )

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Craig Purshouse

University of Liverpool - School of Law & Social Justice ( email )

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United Kingdom

Emma Cave

Durham University ( email )

Durham Law School
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Durham, England DH1 3LE
United Kingdom

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Rob Heywood

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José Miola

University of Leicester ( email )

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United Kingdom

Nina Reinach

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