An overview of the facts of the case is presented. 1 The case of . Pearce & Anor v United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust [1998] EWCA Civ 865 (20 May 1998) Post Author: editor Post published: February 29, 2020 Post Category: INTERNATIONAL / U.K. Court of Appeal(CIVIL DIVISION) The delivery of a stillborn baby was induced on 4 December. 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Full Appeal – Pearce and Pearce v United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust CA 20-May-1998 A doctor advised a mother to delay childbirth, but the child was then stillborn. Only full case reports are accepted in court. [2015] UKSC 11 91 13. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. Tel: 0795 457 9992, 01484 380326 or email at, Broadwater Court Management Co Ltd v Jackson-Mann: CA 20 May 1998, Choudhary Ghulam Nabi v Eagle Star Insurance Company Ltd: CA 4 Jun 1998. Bolam, a voluntary mental patient at Friern Hospital, was advised by his doctor, Dr. Affrey, to undergo electroconvulsive therapy (‘ECT’) in an attempt to treat his severe depression. UNITED BRISTOL HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST Author: A SULLIVAN Last modified by: brownlx Created Date: 11/22/2007 4:04:00 PM Company: IT Helpdesk Tel.0117 928 3939 Other titles: UNITED BRISTOL HEALTHCARE NHS TRUST A mentally capable person’s right to self-determination to choose medical treatment is well established in English law. In 2015, the High Court struck out a claim by a patient’s daughter against her father’s doctors, holding that they neither owed her a common law duty of care nor breached Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.1 The Court of Appeal (Gloster, Underhill, and Irwin LJJ) unanimously reversed the High Court’s decision and allowed the cas… A medical practitioner advised a mother to delay the induction of childbirth, but the child was then stillbirth. Birch v University College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2008] EWHC 2237 (QB) 12. Held: ‘In a case where it is being alleged that a plaintiff has been . Goodwill v BPAS [1996]; McFarlane v Tayside Health Board [1999]; Parkinson v St James & Seacroft University Hospital NHS Trust [2001] Psychiatric Injury Alcock v Chief Constable of South Yorkshire [1992]; Sion v Hampstead Health Authority [1994]; North Glamorgan Trust v Walters [2002]; Frost v Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police [1997] Chester v Afshar [2004] UKHL 41 11. Clinical Negligence: What does a clinician have to tell the patient. Lord Donaldson stated in Re T:2 ‘Prima facie every adult has the right and capacity to decide whether or not he will accept medical treatment, even if a refusal may risk permanent injury to his health or even lead to premature death.’ A mentally competent person has the right to refuse treatment or to make irrational decisi… Setting a reading intention helps you organise your reading. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. [2015] UKSC 11 108. ", © 2020 Legalease Ltd. 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