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The new service will collect GP data on a daily basis to help support health and care planning and research.
Advice for doctors and medical students interested in acting as social media influencers.
A member enquiry on whether or not to disclose information relating to a patient’s mental health history whilst they were on remand in custody, awaiting trial.
A practice manager called the advice line following a request from a solicitor acting for the mother of three children, seeking disclosure of the children’s records.
A practice manager called the MDU after being contacted by a local employer, asking whether a fit note issued by the practice was genuine.
A patient’s wife contacted one of our GP members as she had concerns about her husband’s mental health. The GP wondered if this would be a breach of confidentiality.
A wide range of doctors provide reports about patients to third parties in the course of their work.
Text messages are a low-cost and low-effort way for GPs to keep patients updated, particularly for large-scale communications such as flu jab reminders.
Security and protection of personal data is a key concern when emailing clinical information.