Essentials of Law for Health Professionals 4e – Forrester & Griffiths

Introduces the fundamental concepts and frameworks of health law with clear examples
• Focuses on the importance of accurate records, patient confidentiality and the impact of medical negligence
• Provides an increased focus on ethical issues, particularly around refusal and/or withdrawal of treatment, guardianship and the manipulation of life
• Outlines the obligations and responsibilities in relation to medicines, mental health legislation, child and elder abuse, and explores the management of health complaints
• Highlights contemporary issues around National Registration requirements for health professionals.