Letters US liability

Damned if you treat, damned if you don't

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39367.432755.BE (Published 18 October 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:788
  1. Sean T Hudson, medical director, expedition medicine
  1. St Paul's Medical Centre, Carlisle, Cumbria CA1 1AA
  1. sean{at}expeditionmedicine.co.uk

    The UK government recognised the need for standardisation in the adventure travel market1 in this year's BS8848 document, which covered the need to provide medical support by a recognised medical practitioner. All was well until the implications of providing medical cover to Americans, among others, was highlighted. Defence unions advise doctors …

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