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Your duty of confidentiality to a patient continues after their death.
Dictated notes may pose problems if records aren't transcribed promptly, or if key information is left out.
The rapid development of recording and communication technologies has had a profound impact on the confidentiality of patient information and patient identity.
Advice for maintaining professional integrity and boundaries on social media.
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.
Data security incidents in healthcare have increased, so it's important to know what action to take to address any loss of confidential information.
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.