Letters UK law on consent

Court judgment on consent provides spur for embracing shared decision making

BMJ 2015; 350 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3482 (Published 30 June 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h3482
  1. Angela Coulter, health services researcher1
  1. 1Informed Medical Decisions Foundation and University of Oxford, Oxford OX29 4JL, UK
  1. angela{at}angelacoulter.com

It is wonderful news that the UK Supreme Court is finally endorsing what patients have been calling for—better information about their treatment options.1 This is a huge step forward …

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