Guides

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GMC registration from overseas

29 March 2022

Guidance and advice for doctors registering with the GMC from the European Economic Area (EEA) and overseas.

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Attending a coroner's inquest in the Republic of Ireland

29 March 2022

Understanding your role and responsibilities when attending a coroner's inquest.

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Writing a report for the coroner in the Republic of Ireland

29 March 2022

It's common for coroners to ask for a report from clinicians involved in caring for a deceased patient. Here are some principles that will help you.

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Planning staff inductions: advice for practice managers

25 March 2022

Helping new staff settle in with an effective and structured induction programme.

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Avoiding missed diagnosis of child brain tumours

16 March 2022

The presenting symptoms of a brain tumour in a child may be very non-specific, making diagnosis difficult for doctors.

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The General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018

7 March 2022

An introduction to the requirements around data protection as a result of the UK GDPR and Data Protection Act.

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Introduction to data protection for independent practitioners

7 March 2022

Here are some things independent practitioners should consider regarding data protection.

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GDPR: five things GPs need to have in place

7 March 2022

Practices must be mindful of several fundamental requirements to comply with the legislation.

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GDPR: data subjects' rights

7 March 2022

GDPR makes data subjects' rights explicit. Your obligations to data subjects are summarised in the following eight rights.

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GDPR: reporting data breaches

7 March 2022

An unaddressed data breach can have a significant effect on individuals and result in heavy fines for those responsible.