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Montgomery and informed consent

Explaining informed consent and the significance of Montgomery vs Lanarkshire Health Board.

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Delayed diagnosis in prostate and testicular cancer

Advice on minimising the risk of a delayed diagnosis in prostate and testicular cancer.

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Remote consultations - perspectives from practitioners

Remote consultations are not new but many doctors find themselves relying on them more.

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Journal

MDU journal, winter 2020

After a gruelling GMC investigation, one member shares why he ended up wanting to help others going through similar situations.

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The GMC’s updated guidance on consent

Medico-legal adviser Dr Udvitha Nandasoma explores the key takeaways from the updated consent guidance in this short video.

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Data breaches

An unaddressed data breach is likely to have a significant effect on individuals, and can result in heavy fines for those responsible.

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New guidance on decision making and consent

Doctors need to be aware of updated consent guidance which focuses on dialogue with patients.

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Cautionary Tales

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GDPR: data subjects' rights

GDPR makes data subjects' rights explicit. Your obligations to data subjects are summarised in the following eight rights.

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GDPR: five things GPs need to have in place

Practices must be mindful of a number of fundamental requirements in order to comply with the legislation.

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Introduction to data protection for independent practitioners

Here are some things independent practitioners should consider regarding data protection.

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