Tag : legal
New rules on 'drug-driving' look like a car crash Subscription
Dr Tony Copperfield
New GMC guidance on anonymity is a control mechanism Subscription
The GMC wants to ban doctors posting on social media sites anonymously where it is known that they are medically qualified. It wants ‘Jobbing Doctor’ to name himself.
The RCGP's new 'highway code' is mainly common sense, write Dr Hadrian Moss, but it's easy to forget our professional standing on Twitter and Facebook.
Are you ready and willing to allow your patients access to their medical records? I suspect the answer to both questions is, probably not.
An unforgiveable act Subscription
The GMC’s archive of disciplinary cases makes fairly varied reading, but there are a few common themes.
Don’t settle science in court Subscription
Doctors must be able to have a full and open debate about the evidence behind the science without being afraid they will be sued for libel, says Margaret McCartney
Homeopathy - the legal view Subscription
During recent months the critics of homeopathy have raised their voices repeatedly. Usually they come from doctors or scientists. Now the legal profession seems to join the chorus.