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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.
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.
We've launched our latest e-learning modules in our series on confidentiality.
How to make a best interests assessment.
Medico-legal adviser Dr Kathryn Leask discusses the proposed changes to the Caldicott principals.
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.