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A doctor's responsibility is to certify a deceased patient's cause of death by issuing a medical certificate of cause of death (MCCD).
6 July 2022
The use of surveillance in healthcare settings can be problematic because of the need to protect patients' confidentiality.
17 June 2022
Explaining the complaints-handling process in the private sector and the Code of Practice from the Independent Sector Complaints Adjudication Service.
15 June 2022
A quick guide on issuing fit notes to patients who have been off sick, and your ethical obligations.
14 June 2022
Doctors may be required to prepare reports or statements for a number of purposes. Here are some general report writing tips.
9 June 2022
What you need to know about disclosing patient information to third parties.
6 June 2022
Make sure you have everything you need when providing medical cover at amateur and charity sporting competitions.
You have an ethical duty to offer help in an emergency if you can. Make sure you have adequate indemnity in place.
31 May 2022
Assessing a patient's capacity to consent is essential, and it’s important to take all practicable steps to help patients make decisions.
25 May 2022
Your need-to-know quick guide to the NHS complaints procedure in England.