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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.
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.
Doctors have a statutory duty to notify the local authority of suspected cases of certain infectious diseases.
Your duty of confidentiality to a patient continues after their death.
Yes, your duty of confidentiality continues even after the patient has died...
Is it OK to inform the DVLA or DVA if an alcohol-dependent patient continues to drive, despite repeated warnings?
An injury from an attack with a knife, blade or sharp instrument must be reported to the police...
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Here are some things independent practitioners should consider regarding data protection.
An unaddressed data breach can have a significant effect on individuals and result in heavy fines for those responsible.
Coroners or procurator fiscals can request medical records and relevant information about the deceased. You must comply with these requests...