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
Date Written: December 24, 2018
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
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