Denise Bowen

Courses by this Author

Published January 2019. Reviewed September 2021 (next review due January 2022)

The governance of public hospitals raises a unique set of issues for parties on both sides of medical treatment liability claims. What to do when a claimant is also an active patient in the public health system? How to request medical documents? And how do common law and the Civil Liability Act defences interact in the most recent cases? Some of these points are canvassed in this practical session for lawyers acting for and against public health facilities in WA.