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Tag: A right to [medical] treatment ‘on demand’ is unlikely to emerge

A right to [medical] treatment ‘on demand’ is unlikely to emerge. What we may see develop in the next few years is a legal right to an equitable process of decision – making about NHS treatment.’ Brazier, M. and Cave, E. [2007] Medicine, Patients and the Law, 4th ed., London, Penguin Books. Utilising appropriate authority, critically discuss the validity of this statement

| November 26, 2016

Introduction      Decision-making about hospital treatment has been undergoing a slow revolution from the old perspective of the doctor knowing best[1] and carrying out treatment without any consultation of the patient to today’s environment which is evolving towards a shared model of decision making as exemplified by the Coalition Government’s White Paper Equity and Excellence: Liberating […]

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