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3.2 Working with colleagues

Post date: 03/07/2017 | Time to read article: 1 mins

The information within this article was correct at the time of publishing. Last updated 24/07/2018

Domain 3: Communication, partnership and teamwork
Attribute 3.2: Work constructively with colleagues and delegate effectively

This attribute is about working with and supporting colleagues in an appropriate manner.

You can demonstrate it by:

  • acting as a positive role model for colleagues
  • ensuring colleagues to whom you delegate have appropriate qualifications and experience
  • providing effective leadership as appropriate to your role.

Medical Protection resources

  • Free CPD-accredited workshop Mastering professional interactions can help you identify risk factors related to professional interactions and develop techniques to address them. 
  • Advice booklet Professionalism: an MPS guide includes key information about teamwork and working with colleagues to ensure patient safety.
  • Case reports provide examples of inappropriate delegation which compromised patient safety, with learning points to reflect on.

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