Updated guidance on consent following Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board. Following the Supreme Court ruling of Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board  UKSC 11 the Royal College of Surgeons has published updated guidance as to how practitioners should approach the consent process with patients.
‘Consent: Supported Decision-Making – A Good Practice Guide’ is essential reading for those litigating cases involving allegations of inadequate consent prior to surgical treatment.
A copy of the updated guidance can be found here.
For a detailed summary on the case see Aidan O’Brien’s article, available here.
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