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During their life, a patient or their solicitor might ask you to witness the signing of a will or to produce a letter to confirm that the patient has capacity to make a will. After a patient has died, you might be asked to comment on whether the patient had testamentary capacity at the time they made a will.
25 May 2018
Ethical considerations and patient consent must be kept in mind when using before and after images to promote your work.
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.
22 May 2018
With the increased convenience of cloud computing come significant security and confidentiality risks.
21 May 2018
Things to consider when winding up your practice for retirement.
Requests for medical information about a child from either of the parents after they have separated must be handled sensitively and correctly. Here we advise how to avoid the pitfalls.
Memory sticks are great for transporting your personal photos and documents. But they are not suitable for storing identifiable patient data. Here's why.
What you need to know about online access to patient records.
Confidentiality is an essential part of the bond of trust that exists between doctor and patient.
There are circumstances in which you may disclose confidential information without patient consent.
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