Rachel Marcus and Marcus Coates-Walker of 1 Crown Office Row join Lucy McCann to explore the principle of the scope of duty in the context of clinical negligence claims. First by analysing the decision in Khan v Meadows [2021] UKSC 21 and then discussing how the courts have grappled with scope of duty issues since.

Cases discussed in this episode include:

  • Khan v Meadows [2021] UKSC 21
  • McFarlane v Tayside Board of Health [2000] 2 AC 59
  • Groom v Selby [2001] EWCA Civ 1522
  • Parkinson v St James and Seacroft University Hospital NHS Trust [2001] EWCA Civ 530
  • SD v Grampian Health Board [2022] CSOH 63
  • DD v NHS Fife Health Board [2022] SAC (Civ) 27
  • Radia v Marks [2022] EWHC 145 (QB)
  • McCulloch v Forth Valley Health Board [2023] UKSC 26

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