Year: 1983 Source: Nursing Mirror, v.157, no.12, (September 21 1983), p.30 SIEC No: 19850015

John Finch, Senior Lecturer of law at Leicester University, discusses the question of legal responsibility in the care of patients bent on self-harm or self destruction. Cases are cited which emphasize the importance of record keeping & illustrate differing interpretations of an adequate level of supervision & surveillance.(NBB)