Out with Bolam; in with Montgomery

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WEBSTER (A CHILD & PROTECTED PARTY, BY HIS MOTHER & LITIGATION FRIEND, HEATHER BUTLER) v BURTON HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST (2017) [2017] EWCA Civ 62

Montgomery case followed – see below blog from 13.12.16

The new test +a little practice reminder of a doctor’s obligation to present the material risks and uncertainties of different treatments to allow patients to make decisions about their health based on proper information and with regard to the patients own characteristics.

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