Notes Summer 2017

The other side of confidentiality

Confidentiality concerns are a frequent reason for members to contact the MDU. Dr Sarah Jarvis looks at situations where a doctor's duty of confidentiality to a patient may be called into question.

Also in this issue:

  • A consent dilemma
  • How do I assess a patient's capacity?
  • Make the most of your shadowing placement

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This page was correct at publication on 13/07/2017. Any guidance is intended as general guidance for members only. If you are a member and need specific advice relating to your own circumstances, please contact one of our advisers.

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