Clinical negligence

Cornock, Marc (2017). Clinical negligence. Orthopaedic & Trauma Times(32) pp. 10–13.


This article considers clinical negligence. It examines what negligence is before exploring the four elements of negligence. These being: duty of care; breach of duty including a discussion of the standard of care; harm; and, factual and legal causation.

The articles proceeds from the basis of discussing what a claimant would need to prove in order to bring a successful claim for clinical negligence against a health care professional.

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