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The rapid development of recording and communication technologies has had a profound impact on the confidentiality of patient information and patient identity.
Dictated notes may pose problems if records aren't transcribed promptly, or if key information is left out.
Dr Kathryn Leask explores medico-legal issues faced by medics when a patient’s condition is also a communicable disease such as HIV.
Molly shares her experience working with patients as an interim foundation doctor (FiY1) and what it’s like communicating with empathy in a mask.
Secondary care providers registered with CQC in England are subject to a statutory duty of candour, introduced in November 2014.
Your quick guide to the duty of candour.
How to manage inappropriate patient behaviour and avoid blurring the lines with patient relationships.
There are various ways for GPs to minimise the risk involved with out-of-hours consultations.
The GMC and NMC published a joint statement on 15 April 2020 to guide those undertaking discussions about advance care planning...