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Data breaches

An unaddressed data breach is likely to have a significant effect on individuals, and can result in heavy fines for those responsible.

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Guide

GDPR: five things GPs need to have in place

Practices must be mindful of a number of fundamental requirements in order to comply with the legislation.

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Guide

Introduction to data protection for independent practitioners

Here are some things independent practitioners should consider regarding data protection.

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Guide

The General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018

Explaining the changes to data protection law introduced as a result of the GDPR and Data Protection Act.

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Case study

Complaint from patient's partner over allegations of abuse

A patient visited her GP, extremely anxious about a forthcoming family court appearance that she was unwilling to attend.

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News

Healthcare assistants and flu vaccinations

Healthcare assistants can administer flu vaccines, provided robust protocols are in place that follow the legal framework.

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Journal

Protecting the NHS from the medico-legal consequences of coronavirus

If we truly value its contribution, the NHS and its workforce must now be shielded from the additional burden of coronavirus civil claims, says Dr Christine Tomkins.

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Guide

Responding to litigation

Many doctors who have gone through clinical litigation tell us that coping with personal feelings is perhaps the most difficult aspect of this stressful time.

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News

Department of Health and Social Care lists coronavirus (COVID-19) as a notifiable disease

As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in the UK, all four jurisdictions have now taken legal measures to add coronavirus to the list of notifiable diseases.

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