News: GMC announces new guidance on Confidentiality

“New guidance on doctors’ obligations to maintain patient confidentiality is launched today. Confidentiality (2009) sets out the principles of confidentiality and respect for patients’ privacy that doctors are expected to understand and follow.

The new guidance comes into effect on 12 October 2009 when it will replace Confidentiality: Protecting and providing information (2004) and the accompanying Frequently Asked Questions.”

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