Law in Optometric Practice

Author
By Stephen P. Taylor, BSc, MSc, PhD, FBCO, FAAO
ISBN
9780750645782
Publication Date
03-06-2002
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  • First of its kind, providing optometry students and practitioners with all the background information that they need on practising within a legal framework
  • Covers all aspects of European law
  • Clear and contemporary, its straightforward no-nonsense approach helps to demystify the subject
  • Takes into account new legislation and recent lively ethical debates
  • * This book is the first of its kind and provides optometry students and practitioners with all the background information that they need on practising within a legal framework * Clear and contemporary its straightforward no-nonsense approach helps to demystify the subject * Taking into account new legislation and recent lively ethical debates, the book provides a comprehensive, synoptic and very practical text that will provide all the information required * It includes recent healthcare reforms, medical devices and the latest information concerning primary care groups, co-management schemes, industrial eye protection, therapeutics and ethics
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    ISBN 9780750645782
    Author Informaiton By Stephen P. Taylor, BSc, MSc, PhD, FBCO, FAAO, Vision Consultant, Private Practice, Dorset, UK
    Pp Authortext Taylor
    Published Reviews "Here is a book which fills a definite need... a milestone to be applauded" From a review of the previous Edition, Law and Management in Optometric Practice, Optician
    Table of Content Introduction to the UK legal system; The National Health Service; NHS terms of service; NHS GOS regulations; Complaints and NHS tribunals; The Opticians Act; The General Optical Council; OSAC and the GOC; GOC disciplinary procedures; Referral and case records; Law relating to the use of drugs; Professional ethics and professional discipline; Standards of vision; Industrial eye protection and consumer protection; The negligent professional; The need for insurance; European optometry; Computers and the Data Protection Act; General law and optometry
    E-SBN 9780702038235
    Imprint Butterworth-Heinemann
    Publication Date 03-06-2002
    Pages 176
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