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You're legally responsible for the decision to prescribe, so you must be satisfied there is sufficient evidence...
Our advice for raising concerns about patient safety, dignity or comfort.
Advice for foundation doctors responding to a request from the coroner or procurator fiscal for a statement.
What you need to know about who can prescribe cannabis-based products.
Laws around incapacity vary across the UK – but ultimately, you must consider the best interests of a patient who lacks capacity to make their own decisions.
In the right circumstances, a DNACPR order helps ensure that a patient's death is dignified and peaceful.
Doctors have a statutory duty to notify the local authority of suspected cases of certain infectious diseases.
How to respond to complaints in Northern Ireland, including monitoring and learning.
Understanding the essentials of revalidation.
A doctor's responsibility is to certify a deceased patient's cause of death by issuing a medical certificate of cause of death (MCCD).