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Using social media

20 December 2022

Advice for maintaining professional integrity and boundaries on social media.

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Dealing with online criticism

20 December 2022

What to do and how to respond when patients go online to criticise you.

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Assessing fitness to drive

19 December 2022

You have responsibilities to a patient if their condition or treatment affects their ability or fitness to drive.

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Patients wanting to record consultations

28 November 2022

What should you do if a patient wants to record a consultation, overtly or covertly?

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Quick guide to reflective practice

11 November 2022

What you need to know to be a reflective practitioner.

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Patients in the public eye

3 November 2022

Patient confidentiality applies to all patients – no matter how famous or high-profile they might be.

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Storing information using a data cloud

1 November 2022

Storing patient information in a cloud can be useful – but it's worth making sure you've considered data security and confidentiality issues.

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The NHS complaints procedure in Scotland

1 November 2022

A concise but comprehensive guide to the Scottish NHS complaints procedure.

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Disclosing confidential information to the Gardaí in the Republic of Ireland

31 October 2022

When might doctors be required to share information with the Gardaí?

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Freedom of information

31 October 2022

What are the responsibilities for making information available to the public under the Freedom of Information Act?