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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 need the patient's explicit consent if you want to share a picture with trainees or for research...
Your duty of confidentiality to a patient continues after their death.
Dictated notes may pose problems if records aren't transcribed promptly, or if key information is left out.
A GP practice manager needed the MDU's help dealing with a data breach involving patients with similar names.
The rapid development of recording and communication technologies has had a profound impact on the confidentiality of patient information and patient identity.
Advice for maintaining professional integrity and boundaries on social media.
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Text messages are a low-cost and low-effort way for GPs to keep patients updated, particularly for large-scale communications such as flu jab reminders.
Data security incidents in healthcare have increased, so it's important to know what action to take to address any loss of confidential information.
The new service will collect GP data on a daily basis to help support health and care planning and research.