Hearne v The Royal Marsden 27 Jan 2016 Hearne v Royal Marsden Hospital [27 January 2016] EWHC 117 (QB)

C then aged 59 had bladder cancer and presented with abdominal pain. D failed to administer thromboprophylaxis. D developed pulmonary embolism. Judgment for C .

“Whilst the Guidelines are not mandatory, they represent good practice in a renowned cancer hospital and some good reason for departing from them would be required…” (paragraph 64)