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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.
Parents do not lose parental responsibility if they divorce, although it can be removed or restricted by a court...
You must take action if you're concerned that a child is at risk...
The presenting symptoms of a brain tumour in a child may be very non-specific, making diagnosis difficult for doctors.
GPs need to be aware of local child protection procedures when identifying and safeguarding children at risk.
For some types of treatment, agreement is required between those with parental responsibility...
Children age 16 and over are deemed capable of consenting to medical treatment for themselves.
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Ethical considerations in prescribing contraception to young people.
If parents who have separated ask for medical information about their child, it's important to know how to handle the request sensitively and correctly.
Understanding who should be involved in the consent process, from children to people who lack capacity.