The value of professional opinion was championed in the Court of Appeal case Burke v GMC

Lohn, Matthew
September 2005
Lawyer;9/12/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 35, p18
Trade Publication
Presents the author's opinion on the judgment of the Court of Appeal in the case of Burke vs. General Medical Council (GMC). Analysis of the legality of the GMC's guidance to doctors; Declarations sought by Oliver Burke in the case, who suffers from a degenerative brain condition; Implications of the judgment for the role of a professional in exercising determinative discretion.


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