Clinical Responsibility by Jane Lynch, Senthill Nachimuthu

By Jane Lynch, Senthill Nachimuthu

Scientific accountability offers useful felony recommendation via highlighting real-life healthcare case experiences and office examples. It seems particularly on the components of responsibility, the felony method, what constitutes a felony declare introduced via the sufferer, and the obligation of care and the way it's measured. It assists and courses health and wellbeing execs in figuring out their felony duties and the results for dealing with threat.

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The standard of proof is higher in criminal cases than civil cases because somebody’s liberty is at stake, so the court has to be sure that an offence had been committed. It is up to the prosecution to prove their case against the defendant. Elements of a crime In order for a crime to be committed, the prosecution must prove the elements of a crime; that is the ‘mens rea’ and ‘actus reus’. The mens rea is Latin for ‘guilty mind’. It is the intention to bring about a particular consequence. This includes an active intention and also recklessness.

However, the lawyers do adopt an adversarial approach at inquests as well. CORONER’S COURT Death of a patient A health professional during the course of their work may encounter the death of the patient. This can be distressing and this distress may be compounded by numerous questions from troubled relatives. From the relatives’ point of view this may be the first time they have had to deal with a death and they will be looking to the health professional for advice and guidance. It is important that the health professional has knowledge of procedures and the law so that they can answer any questions.

As she lay dying, Shipman told a neighbour to pack clothes for Mrs Turner as she needed to go to hospital. No ambulance came and Shipman claimed she had died from diabetes. When Harold Shipman was discovered in the home of Lizzie Adams by one of her friends on 28 February 1997, he claimed he had phoned for an 44 CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITY ambulance then pretended to cancel it when it was clear the 77-year-old dancing teacher was dead. Phone records show no such calls were made. Shipman said she died of pneumonia.

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