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Security and protection of personal data is a key concern when emailing clinical information.
The GMC's new guidance, Decision making and consent came into effect on 9 November 2020. It takes into account changes to recent case law and emphasises the importance of knowing your individual patient.
Dr Catriona James explores the principles which may be of enhanced importance when caring for an older adult.
We explore some scenarios which illustrate the importance of dialogue in the consent process.
Assessing a patient's capacity is an essential aspect of being a doctor. Here's what you need to know.
We've launched our latest e-learning modules in our series on confidentiality.
Explaining the law surrounding assessing mental capacity in the Republic of Ireland.
Doctors have legal, ethical, and contractual obligations to obtain patients' consent for medical examination and treatment in most circumstances.
How to make a best interests assessment.