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Duty of Candour to be reviewed?

In April 2015 the Duty of Candour was extended from the NHS to cover independent healthcare and adult social care providers. However, the Health Service Journal has reported that the Department of Health is planning a public consultation…

Duty of Candour – Guidance from NMC and GMC

The duty of candour has applied to the NHS for some time, and from 1 April 2015 to the independent and social care sectors. The Nursing & Midwifery Council and General Medical Council have just issued joint guidance on the professional…

Training for the Healthcare Sector

Mental Health Law – an introduction An introductory course on the basic issues of Mental Health Law for junior doctors. Annual Mental Health Law Update A summary of the latest cases and commentary on the implications for practice Defensive Note Taking How best to maximise…

Minimising property risks

Many GPs do not realise the full extent of the risks they face, when the practice takes on new premises, or renews an existing lease. The partners in the practice will be taking on any liability personally – not just…