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Advice booklet 04/07/2017

Online medical records and the doctor-patient partnership

Online medical records and the doctor-patient partnership

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Patient access to online health records has the potential to transform patient care. Greater access to information for patients can increase knowledge and understanding, promote autonomy and informed choice and enhance the doctor–patient partnership.

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Advice booklet 04/07/2017

An essential guide to Consent

An essential guide to Consent

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Consent is a fundamental principle of medical law. The basic rule is simple: no-one has the right to touch anyone else without lawful excuse and if doctors do so it may well undermine patients’ trust.

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Advice booklet 27/06/2017

Support for your development and e-portfolio

Support for your development and e-portfolio

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To support your development as a doctor and provide you with the evidence you need for your e-portfolio, we have developed a range of education and risk management resources using our wealth of specialist knowledge and experience.

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Advice booklet 11/01/2017

A guide to effective complaints resolution

A guide to effective complaints resolution

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All healthcare providers within the NHS have legal, contractual and professional obligations to provide an accessible and suitably responsive complaints procedure for service users.

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