Duty of candour in England


This e-learning module will help you understand what the duty of candour is and how it applies to your everyday clinical practice, helping to answer common questions faced by healthcare professionals in England, in both primary and secondary care.

  • What is the duty of candour?
  • How and when does it apply?
  • What's the relevant guidance around the duty of candour?
  • What's the difference between statutory and professional duties?
  • What makes an effective apology?

The module uses examples and interactive questions and scenarios to guide you through and help consolidate your learning, with a short quiz at the end to check your knowledge and understanding.

You don't have to complete the course in one sitting, and can save your progress and come back to it whenever's convenient for you.

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  • Dr Akhtar
  • 2 October 2023 6:32PM

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