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Security and protection of personal data is a key concern when emailing clinical information.
Find out more about the latest GMC guidance. Includes how the law has changed and how to apply the seven principles of decision making and consent into practice.
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.
There are circumstances in which you may disclose confidential information without patient consent.
Guidance on making the difficult and emotive decision to withdraw life sustaining treatment from patients in a vegetative or minimally conscious state.