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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.
GPs need to be aware of local child protection procedures when identifying and safeguarding children at risk.
You have a legal and ethical duty to raise concerns if you suspect a vulnerable adult patient is being abused or neglected.
Confidentiality is an essential part of the bond of trust that exists between doctor and patient.
Two new online courses are now available for members - Learning from significant events, and Confidentiality: insurance and other reports
The use of surveillance in healthcare settings can be problematic because of the need to protect patients' confidentiality.
The MDU helped out an emergency department consultant after the police asked for details of a patient they had just arrested.
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What you need to know about disclosing patient information to third parties.
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.