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Dealing with conflicts of interest (1 CPD hour)

Dr Clare Gerada and Dr Dennis Cox give their tips on managing your dual roles as a provider and a commissioner

Learning objectives

This module will give a useful guide on dealing with conflicts of interest, covering:

  • Understanding what ‘conflict of interest' means
  • The Nolan Principles for conduct of holders of public office
  • Disclosing potential conflicts
  • Taking action to modify or remove any conflict

This module was first published on 25th May 2011 and was up to date with all key guidelines and evidence at that point. It will be reviewed as part of our routine update cycle by 25th May 2013 but will be updated sooner to reflect any key guideline changes.


Dr Clare Gerada is chair of the RCGP and a GP in Lambeth, south London. Dr Dennis Cox is a GP in Cambridge, member of RCGP Council and executive member of CATCH GP commissioning consortium

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