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Ethical considerations in prescribing contraception to young people.

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5 January 2017

Your prescribing duties at-a-glance.

Self prescribing

5 January 2017

Self-prescribing can lead to serious consequences. Read our guidance on prescribing for yourself or for anyone you have a close personal relationship with.

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DNACPR orders

5 January 2017

In the right circumstances, a DNACPR order helps ensure that a patient's death is dignified and peaceful.

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Raising concerns

15 December 2016

Our advice for raising concerns in your organisation.

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Seatbelt exemption certificates

15 December 2016

When and how can you issue seatbelt exemption certificates?

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Removing patients

9 December 2016

Removing patients is usually the last resort for doctors, but is not always the end of the story.

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Maintaining patient boundaries

9 December 2016

How to manage inappropriate patient behaviour and avoid blurring the lines with patient relationships.

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Cosmetic procedures

9 December 2016

A quick guide to performing cosmetic procedures.

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Pupils in the practice

8 December 2016

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