ESTABLISHING MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE
No Comments 13 Law & Practice

ESTABLISHING MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE

tlc 24 August 2016, 10:36 PM
Negligence is defined as the existence of a duty of care which has been breached and such breach has resulted in damage to the person to which the duty was owed. Negligence as a branch of tort seeks to remedy any wrong suffered by a person as a result of the negligent action or inaction […]
MEDICAL CONFIDENTIALITY AND PRE-MARITAL COUNSELLING BY RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS: A HUMAN RIGHTS BREACH?
No Comments 8 Law in Society

MEDICAL CONFIDENTIALITY AND PRE-MARITAL COUNSELLING BY RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS: A HUMAN RIGHTS BREACH?

tlc 24 August 2016, 11:20 PM
Medical confidentiality is one of the bedrock rights of any patient and it simply means that doctors and medical practitioners owe a duty to their patients to protect their medical records and diagnosis. As the term medical confidentiality connotes, it simply means keeping medical information in confidence, keeping safe a person’s ...