DDU journal September 2015

Has the patient really consented?

A recent Supreme Court judgment has effectively introduced the principle of 'informed consent' to the law of negligence. Rupert Hoppenbrouwers assesses the implications for dental professionals.

Also in this issue:

  • The difficult patient
  • Oral cancer
  • Advice line dilemmas and claims histories

Read the issue in full

This guidance was correct at publication 22/09/2015. It is intended as general guidance for members only. If you are a member and need specific advice relating to your own circumstances, please contact one of our advisers.

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