By -

Key decisions

  • Flourentzou v Spink [2019] NSWCA 315
  • Croft v Sanders [2019] NSWCA 303
  • Carolyn Deigan as executrix for the estate of the late James Boyd Lockrey v Barnard James Fussell [2019] NSWCA 299
  • O’Connor v James [2019] VSCA 265
  • Sultanova v Bolgarow [2019] VSCA 245
  • Re Estate Miruzzi, deceased [2018] NSWSC 1899
  • Small v Phillips (No 2) [2019] NSWCA 268
  • Secretary, Department of Communities and Justice v OR [2019] NSWSC 1267

National Safety and Quality Healthcare Standards 

The National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards provide a nationally consistent statement of the level of care consumers can expect from health service organisations. Action 2.5 states that a health service organisation has processes to identify the capacity of a patient to make decisions about their own care and a substitute decision maker if a patient does not have the capacity to make decisions for themselves. (See: Australian Commission for Safety and Quality in Healthcare website at:

You've reached the end of this article preview

There's more to read! Subscribe to LSJ today to access the rest of our updates, articles and multimedia content.

Subscribe to LSJ

Already an LSJ subscriber or Law Society member? Sign in to read the rest of the article.

Sign in to read more