Churchill’s Guide to UK Medicolegal Essentials, 2nd Edition

Author :
By Vanessa Machin
Churchill’s Guide to UK Medicolegal Essentials provides a no-nonsense guide to managing those everyday clinical scenarios that have potential or obvious legal implications. With a clear, practical and easy-to-read style, it takes you through everyt ...view more

Churchill’s Guide to UK Medicolegal Essentials provides a no-nonsense guide to managing those everyday clinical scenarios that have potential or obvious legal implications. With a clear, practical and easy-to-read style, it takes you through everything that you need to know including the UK legal systems, complaints handling, clinical governance and risk management, disciplinary procedures, and how the law relates to alcohol, drugs, mental health and end of life.

This is an ideal book for medical, nursing, dental and paramedic students preparing for exams or interviews, all grades of healthcare professionals, police staff, and anyone needing a brief overview of the legal intricacies of medical practice.

ISBN :
9780323934435
Publication Date :
21-11-2023
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Churchill’s Guide to UK Medicolegal Essentials provides a no-nonsense guide to managing those everyday clinical scenarios that have potential or obvious legal implications. With a clear, practical and easy-to-read style, it takes you through everything that you need to know including the UK legal systems, complaints handling, clinical governance and risk management, disciplinary procedures, and how the law relates to alcohol, drugs, mental health and end of life.

This is an ideal book for medical, nursing, dental and paramedic students preparing for exams or interviews, all grades of healthcare professionals, police staff, and anyone needing a brief overview of the legal intricacies of medical practice.


New to this edition
  • Comprehensive update of all areas of medical law
  • New chapter on the Sexual Offences Act 2003
  • New questions and scenarios to test your knowledge and understanding

Key Features
  • Defines the law of England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
  • Provides tips on preparing a police statement, appearing in court and obtaining forensic samples
  • Scenarios and questions to bring the law to life
  • Filled with practical advice to help you understand and minimise risks to your practice
  • Covers risk management, which is central to Government health policies
  • An enhanced eBook version is included with purchase. The eBook allows you to access all the text, figures and references, with the ability to search, customize your content, make notes and highlights, and have content read aloud

Author Information
By Vanessa Machin