Eligibility of non-residents for NHS treatment: Duty of easy rescue has become clouded

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7467.684 (Published 16 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:684
  1. Rory O'Conor (rory.oconor@ewpct.nhs.uk), consultant in public health
  1. Public Health Directorate, Eastern Wakefield Primary Care Trust, Castleford and Normanton District Hospital, Castleford WF10 5LT

    EDITOR—The duty of easy rescue described in the article by Pollard and Savulescu seems to have become more cloudy since the negligence lawyers got involved.1

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