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Good Medical Practice - explanatory guidance

The GMC have published nine pieces of explanatory guidance to accompany Good Medical Practice on (click on a heading to download the draft guidance):

> Acting as a witness in legal proceedings

> Delegation and referral

> Financial and commercial arrangements and conflicts of interest

> Ending your professional relationship with a patient

> Maintaining boundaries

> Personal beliefs and medical practice

> Reporting criminal and regulatory proceedings within and outside the UK

> Doctors’ use of social media

> Taking up and ending appointments


Click here to read the full guidance.


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  • Anonymity
    17 If you are writing in a professional capacity, you
    should usually identify yourself. Any material
    written by authors who represent themselves
    as doctors are likely to be taken on trust and/
    or to represent the views of the profession more
    widely.§ You should also be aware that content
    uploaded anonymously can, in many cases, be
    traced back to its point of origin.¶

    Does Pulse consider that they should consider removing the ability to post anonymously or under other identities given this part of the GMC guidence?

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