Medical Law Case Summaries

Medical Law Cases

This page provides a list of cases cited in our Medical Law Lecture Notes. It also provides links to case-notes and summaries.


  • A Local Authority v E [2012]
  • A (Children) (Conjoined Twins), Re
  • A, B, C v Ireland
  • Aintree University Hospitals Foundation Trust v James
  • Airedale NHS Trust v Bland


  • Bolitho v City & Hackney Health Authority


  • Campbell v Mirror Group Newspapers Ltd
  • Chester v Afshar



  • Evans v Amicus Healthcare Ltd
  • Evans v United Kingdom



  • Gouldsmith v Mid-Staffordshire General Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Gregg v Scott


  • Hotson v East Berkshire Area Health Authority



  • Jepson v CC of West Mercia Police Constabulary [2003]


  • Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust v C


  • Lambert v France


  • MB, Re
  • Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board
  • Muller v Kings College Hospital


  • Northern Ireland Human Right’s Commission’s Application



  • Paton v British Pregnancy Advisory Service Trustees
  • Paton v UK
  • PC v City of York Council
  • Pretty v UK


  • R (John Smeaton on behalf of SPUC) v SS for Health
  • R (on the Application of Burke) v GMC
  • R (on the Application of IM) v Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority
  • R (on the Application of Nicklinson) v Ministry of Justice
  • R (on the application of Pretty) v DPP
  • R (Purdy) v DPP
  • R v Department of Health, ex parte Source Informatics Ltd


  • St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust v S



  • Vo v France


  • W, Re
  • Wilsher v Essex AHA
  • Wright v Cambridge Medical Group


  • X v Y [1988]


  • Yearworth v North Bristol NHS Trust