By Lisa O’Dwyer, Director Medico-Legal Services, AvMA.
Bell v The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust  EWCA Civ 1363
Written by Emma Sutton for for Medical Law Reports on 10 December 2021.
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Sarah Clarke QC writes in The Law Society Gazette.
Anthony Haycroft writes in The Times on breast surgeon Ian Paterson.
Chris Daw QC writes in The Law Society Gazette.
As news breaks that the Supreme Court will hear an appeal by Charlie Gard’s parents, David Lawson writes for the Solicitors Journal on the principles behind the best interests test.
Jean-Yves Gilg, editor-in-chief at Solicitors Journal, writes that the parents of Charlie Gard argue that decision to seek treatment in US would cause Charlie no significant harm. The article quotes Bridget Dolan QC.
Hill Dickinson’s David Locke reviews the 3rd edition of Medical Treatment: Decisions and the Law for the New Law Journal.
“This is a book for practitioners written by practitioners. It is as close to granting the reader a free, direct advice-line to counsel, as the joint heads of Serjeants’ Inn are ever likely to permit.”