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10 May 2021
Patients have a legal right to request access to their medical records.
4 May 2021
Security and protection of personal data is a key concern when emailing clinical information.
12 April 2021
If parents who have separated ask for medical information about their child, it's important to know how to handle the request sensitively and correctly.
6 April 2021
A doctor's personal beliefs or conscientious objection to a treatment may prevent them from agreeing to carry out certain actions.
15 March 2021
Assessing a patient's capacity is essential for all doctors and there are medico-legal considerations. Here’s what you need to know.
Complaints are inevitable in medicine, and few doctors will get through their career without being involved in at least one, so it's vital to know how to respond.
12 March 2021
What doctors in the Republic of Ireland need to know about raising a concern effectively and appropriately.
8 March 2021
Your quick guide on how write a report as a professional witness.
Our introduction for doctors in the Republic of Ireland on the topic of confidentiality - one of the core principles of medical ethics.
Good records support patient care - and can mean you're not vulnerable to criticism in the event of a complaint or claim.