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Parents do not lose parental responsibility if they divorce, although it can be removed or restricted by a court...
You must take action if you're concerned that a child is at risk...
The presenting symptoms of a brain tumour in a child may be very non-specific, making diagnosis difficult for doctors.
GPs need to be aware of local child protection procedures when identifying and safeguarding children at risk.
For some types of treatment, agreement is required between those with parental responsibility...
Children age 16 and over are deemed capable of consenting to medical treatment for themselves.
Ethical considerations in prescribing contraception to young people.
GPs must ensure they’re specifically trained and competent before carrying out this procedure.
A practice manager called the advice line following a request from a solicitor acting for the mother of three children, seeking disclosure of the children’s records.