Comments

Digital copy of Bolam v. Friern Hospital Management Committee. Used as evidence in relation to Section 1: Introduction of Nicholas Griffin QC's Report [C/D/AW4/A5/26/WD008989].

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Reference

C/D/AW4/A5/26/1/WD008953

Date

April 26th 1957 - April 26th 1957

Scope and Content

Relates to the case of Bolam v. Friern Hospital Management Committee which resulted after John Hector Bolam sued the Friern Hospital Management Committee claiming damages for negligence in electro-convulsive therapy treatment administered to him on 23 August 1954, when, during the treatment, he sustained fractures of the pelvis on each side. Sets out details of the case, jury action, and the judgment of J McNair, noting the judgment for the defendants.

Names

Allfrey, Dr
Baker, Dr
Bastarrechea, Dr
Bolam, John Hector
Clyde, Lord President
Denning, Lord
Fox-Andrews, N R
Griffin, Nicholas, QC
Hanley Family
Hunter family
Marshall, Dr
McNair, J
Ormrod, Roger
Page, Dr
Randall, Mr
Stirling, James
Sutcliffe, E
Banstead Hospital
Court of Appeal
Friern Hospital
Friern Hospital Management Committee
J Tickle and Company (Solicitors)
Knole Hospital
Netherne Hospital
Pennington and Son (Solicitors)
Three Counties Hospital
Weekly Law Reports

Keywords

London | doctors | drugs | electrocution | evidence | Hospitals | IJCI | negligence | operations | prosecutions | reports | injuries | therapy | treatment | trials

Dimensions

1 pdf file

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

PDF file - please click on the link to download

Closed until

2100

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