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Search through expert guidance and practical advice to help you practise with confidence. You'll find everything from responding to local resolution complaints to working outside your usual field of practice during a pandemic.
You're legally responsible for the decision to prescribe, so you must be satisfied there is sufficient evidence...
Our advice for raising concerns about patient safety, dignity or comfort.
Advice for foundation doctors responding to a request from the coroner or procurator fiscal for a statement.
Laws around incapacity vary across the UK – but ultimately, you must consider the best interests of a patient who lacks capacity to make their own decisions.
In the right circumstances, a DNACPR order helps ensure that a patient's death is dignified and peaceful.
Doctors have a statutory duty to notify the local authority of suspected cases of certain infectious diseases.
Understanding the essentials of revalidation.
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A doctor's responsibility is to certify a deceased patient's cause of death by issuing a medical certificate of cause of death (MCCD).
Who takes responsibility when a patient fails to attend an appointment - the doctor or the patient?
Yes, but bear in mind the patient's medical condition could be a factor, so document your reasons...