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...The practice receives a short angry note from Ms L complaining that Dr T had “manhandled” her son...
Action urged to improve vaccination uptake
ONE in seven five year olds in England may not be fully up-to-date with routine immunisations, according to Public Health England (PHE).
Call to make schools sugar-free
SCHOOLS in England should be encouraged to go sugar-free in a bid to tackle worrying levels of child tooth decay.
Some adults may be unclear, unrealistic or ambivalent about their personal circumstances and it is incumbent upon healthcare professionals to work with those adults to understand what “being safe” means to them, and how that can be best achieved.
There can be various reasons why a doctor or dentist would want to make a visual or audio recording of a patient consultation or procedure, such as for research or training purposes. However, it is important to respect ethical principles of consent and confidentiality in doing so.
Provision of medical reports
An overview of the rules around the provision of medical reports for employment, insurance or similar purposes.
GDPR - privacy notices
A step-by-step guide to writing privacy notices
GDPR - subject access requests
An overview of the rules around subject access requests under the GDPR
Access to deceased records
This advice addresses some of the most common queries, together with appropriate suggested responses.
Confidentiality – adults with incapacity
It is a presumption that every adult patient has the mental capacity to make choices and decisions concerning the disclosure of their personal information, unless proved otherwise.