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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.
A surgeon needed to check that a patient's consent was still valid before performing an operation, and called the MDU for advice.
What you need to know about disclosing patient information to third parties.
Assessing a patient's capacity to consent is essential, and it’s important to take all practicable steps to help patients make decisions.
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.
Patients have a right to refuse a chaperone. If you are unwilling to conduct an intimate examination without one, explain why...
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What you need to know about advance decisions and GPs’ obligations.
Sexual assault allegations can be distressing for everyone, so it's useful to know how to protect yourself from a misunderstanding.
GPs need to be aware of local child protection procedures when identifying and safeguarding children at risk.