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Storing patient information in a cloud can be useful – but it's worth making sure you've considered data security and confidentiality issues.
How would you proceed if the police asked you to disclose a patient's records without their knowledge or consent?
Advice on assessing best interests when patients can't consent to treatment.
What you need to know about assessing testamentary capacity - the ability or understanding needed to make a valid will.
What is Gillick competence? Here's what you need to know about capacity and consent in young people.
Consent in children and young people can be complex – and the law varies across the UK.
Get to know the principles of parental responsibility with our quick guide.
GPs need to be aware of local child protection procedures when identifying and safeguarding children at risk.
You have a legal and ethical duty to raise concerns if you suspect a vulnerable adult patient is being abused or neglected.