Court of Appeal ruling on Caesarean rights

The Court of Appeal has issued guidelines following a spate of cases in which women were forced to undergo Caesarean sections against their will. Most of the women were mentally competent and therefore legally entitled to say no to the treatment - a subtlety of medical law apparently not grasped ...

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