LexisNexis has announced the release of a new book by Sonia Allen and Meredith Blake for release in December 2013:

The Patient and the Practitioner: Health Law and Ethics in Australia provides a clear, logical and critical explanation of health law and ethics in Australia. It examines the duties, obligations and responsibilities that arise in the context of the health practitioner-patient relationship. It also introduces issues that relate to health as a human right, public health law, and mental health regulation. Regulatory approaches and challenges are addressed throughout the discussion.