Guides

GDPR for independent practitioners
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.

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Probity and professionalism: Republic of Ireland

1 March 2022

The dos and don'ts of professionalism for doctors in the Republic of Ireland.

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Medical Council investigations

1 March 2022

For doctors in the Republic of Ireland, finding yourself subject to a Medical Council investigation is an upsetting and stressful experience. Here's what you need to know.

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Dealing with staff grievances

28 February 2022

If a staff member comes to you with a grievance, act promptly and follow these steps.

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Duty of candour: Scotland

28 February 2022

Healthcare organisations in Scotland are subject to a statutory duty of candour.

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Prescribing

22 February 2022

Your prescribing duties at a glance.

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Advance decisions

14 February 2022

What you need to know about advance decisions and GPs’ obligations.