Legal issues of multiprofessional teamwork

Montgomery, Jonathan (2006) Legal issues of multiprofessional teamwork. In, Speck, Peter (eds.) Teamwork in Palliative Care: Fulfilling or Frustrating? Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press, 183-200.


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This chapter considers the legal context in which the multi-disciplinary team operates. It begins by outlining three concepts around which the analysis is organised; responsibility, accountability and liability. It then examines the legal principles that govern teamwork in palliative care using these concepts as a framework.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 9780198567745 (paperback)
019856774 (hardback)
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Keywords: legal aspects of health care teams
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
K Law > KD England and Wales
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Law
ePrint ID: 72260
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14 September 2006Published
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2010
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:04

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