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We are delighted to announce the promotion of Prue Campbell to Associate in the Health and Aged Care team. Prue’s background...
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Case summary | Parens patriae – Court permits chemotherapy for child where parents decline to consent
In this case, an application was brought by a hospital and the Minister for Health, in circumstances where the parents of a young boy, declined to consent to the next stage of his medical treatment involving chemotherapy. The Supreme Court ultimately held in favour of the Plaintiffs.
The NSW Court of Appeal overturns a decision of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal in relation to two complaints against cardiologist, Dr Chatoor.
Case summary | Unsuccessful appeal by patient who suffered further stroke after receiving treatment in hospital
The Court of Appeal upholds finding of no negligence in the treatment of an elderly stroke victim in Cairns, Queensland.