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ABC v St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust [2017] EWCA Civ 336: Does a doctor owe a duty of care to disclose a hereditary disease to a patient's child?

In this post Rachit Buch of 12KBW discusses the Court of Appeal’s recent reversal of Nicol J’s decision to strike out a claim on the basis that a doctor did not owe a duty of care to disclose a patient’s hereditary disease to his child. 1,186 more words

Breach Of Duty

Will genetically-informed medicine upend medical confidentiality?

ABC v St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust and Others EWCA Civ 336 – read judgment

All the advocates in this case are from 1 Crown Office Row.  1,916 more words

In The News

Legal duty to share genetic information goes to trial

By Vicky Chico and Anna Middleton

Following on from our previous blog on the legal duty to share genetic information, we are excited to see that the Court of Appeal announced yesterday that a trial will go ahead. 680 more words

Ethical Issues Of Genetics

Where does one start?

Two front-page items today relating to information and governance and compliance, or some combination thereof.

Trump Shared Secrets With Russians,” The Wall Street Journal… 117 more words


Another thing to think about..

I recently read a post on Facebook about how a woman was put into an uncomfortable situation on a bus. The caption stated ‘This is why men will never know what it is like to be a woman’. 355 more words


Case of the Day - Monday, May 1, 2017


Does anyone remember Hurricane Katrina? Who could forget the immensity of the storm, the devastation, the lives lost, the agony?

Doctor and Mrs. 906 more words