Chapter 11 Further reading

Intentional torts


M Lunney et al, Tort Law: text and materials (Oxford University Press, 6th edn, 2017) chapter 2


R Heywood, A Macaskill and K Williams, ‘Patient perceptions of the consent process: qualitative inquiry and legal reflection’ (2008) 24 PN 104

An empirical study of the what patients understand by ‘informed consent’ which concludes that many see it as a way of protecting the medical profession rather than giving patients autonomy or choice.

P Cane, ‘The Temporal Element in Law’ (2001) 117 LQR 5

A case comment on R v Governor of Brockhurst Prison ex p Hague which, while approving of the outcome, doubts that tort law is the best means for resolving such issues.