UK Supreme Court - Aintree v James - 2013

Aintree University NHS Trust v James [2013] UKSC 67. Lady Hale emphasised that ‘A patient cannot demand a particular treatment, but health professionals must take account of a patient’s wishes when making treatment decisions’. A ‘best interests’ decision includes looking at a patient’s welfare in the widest sense

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