Health Care and the Law - 5th Edition (Book)

Health Care and the Law - 5th Edition (Book)

Rebecca Keenan, Glenys Godlovitch, Sue Johnson, Kathryn Dalziel, Louisa Eades, Anne O'Brien, Judge Philip Recordon, Clare Prendergast


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Date: 31/10/2016

Code: 9780947486402

Thomson Reuters, NEW ZEALAND


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Health Care and the Law is recognised as one of the leading texts setting out the basic principles of health care law in New Zealand.

Since 2010 when the 4th edition of this book was published, there have been a number of legislative changes in the area of health care law, including health and safety, the euthanasia debate, procedure and coronial services. The new edition brings every chapter up to date, including new case law examples to provide readers with a greater understanding of the practicalities of the law and how it has been applied and direction to further resources.

Now going into its 5th edition, Health Care and the Law focuses on the practical aspects of health law in New Zealand, from both professional and academic perspectives. Written by legal experts in nursing, midwifery, academia, legal practice and the judiciary, the focus is on presenting readers with an easy-to- understand, practical and uncomplicated account of health care law.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: What is Law?

Chapter 2: The Legal Structure

Chapter 3: The Legal Process

Chapter 4: Accountability of Health Practitioners

Chapter 5: Rights

Chapter 6: Consent

Chapter 7: Consent Issues: Children, Consumers with a Mental Illness or Intellectual Disability

Chapter 8: Liability for Personal Injury

Chapter 9: Health Information

Chapter 10: Prescribing and Administration of Medicines

Chapter 11: Consumers’ Property

Chapter 12: Contract

Chapter 13: Employment Relationships and Contracts of Service

Chapter 14: Accidents at Work and Occupiers’ Liability

Chapter 15: Registration, Notifications of Competence, Health and Discipline

Chapter 16: Criminal Accountability

Chapter 17: Births, Deaths and Coroners’ Inquiries

Chapter 18: Public Health and Care and Protection

Chapter 19: Human Body Part Removal and Transplants and Reproductive Technology

Chapter 20: Ethics

Table of Cases

Table of Statutes and Regulations

Subject Index