Medicine And Books

Health Care Law

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7108.615a (Published 06 September 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:615
  1. Vivienne Harpwood, senior lecturer
  1. Cardiff Law School, University of Wales

    Jonathan Montgomery, Clarendon Press, £19.99, pp 476 ISBN 0 19 876259 3

    The law concerning the delivery of health care is constantly changing, and media attention is often attracted by the latest story on some legal aspect of the practice of medicine. All too often cases are sensationalised and the medical profession is presented in a bad light by the popular press. It is therefore refreshing to find a text that states the law clearly, comprehensively, and accurately in a form that is easily digested by educated non-lawyers. Jonathan Montgomery's book achieves his stated aim of providing those who work in the …

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