Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Negligence – Hospital. The Queen's Bench Division on the issue of liability in relation to an injury suffered by the claimant as a result of the alleged negligence of the actions of the receptionist at the Accident and Emergency of the defendant hospital held that ultimately, it was the claimant who had to take responsibility for the consequences of the decision to leave the A and E department and not the defendant by its reception staff.

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