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If a patient has fluctuating capacity, or assessment of their capacity is complex, it may be helpful to seek medico-legal advice.
The who, when and what of having a chaperone present during intimate examinations.
A quick guide to performing cosmetic procedures.
Keep in mind ethical considerations and patient consent when using before-and-after images for promotion.
You need the patient's explicit consent if you want to share a picture with trainees or for research...
You must give patients any information they want or need about potential risks...
Healthcare assistants can administer flu vaccines, provided robust protocols are in place that follow the legal framework.
The doctor undertaking an investigation or providing treatment should usually talk to the patient...
Children age 16 and over are deemed capable of consenting to medical treatment for themselves.