Gillick Competency Principle 4
Roles and responsibilities of nurses 5
Ethical and Legal issue
This case study focuses on a minor girl who does not want her parents to know that she is pregnant. She is contemplating terminating the pregnancy via an abortion without consulting or seeking the consent of her parents.
According to the 2010 Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (WA) Bill, a minor is a person aged less than 18 years. The client in question, Chin Lee, is a minor because she is only 15 years old. In Western Australia, minors are governed by separate ...