Lecture, Central London, Thursday, 19 Jan 2023 - 18:00
Medical Experts in the Family Court: Where Two Worlds Collide
How does everyday medical practice get interpreted in the courtroom?
In cases of child protection, do everyday decisions made in a resource-limited NHS stand up to cross-examination? Does the duty of care in hospital also extend to collecting evidence, and are the obligations of the doctor looking after a child different to the obligations of the expert commenting on them in retrospect? How does this affect the number of medical personnel willing to come forwards to give expert evidence?
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