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Molly Dineen tells us what it’s like working with patients as an interim foundation doctor.
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Explaining informed consent and the significance of Montgomery vs Lanarkshire Health Board.
Remote consultations are not new but many doctors find themselves relying on them more.
Medico-legal adviser Dr Udvitha Nandasoma explores the key takeaways from the updated consent guidance in this short video.
An unaddressed data breach is likely to have a significant effect on individuals, and can result in heavy fines for those responsible.
Doctors need to be aware of updated consent guidance which focuses on dialogue with patients.