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Guide to Professional Conduct and Ethics for Registered Medical Practitioners, 2024 edition

Healthcare January 10, 2024

On the 1st of January 2024, the 9th edition of the Guide to Professional Conduct & Ethics for Medical Practitioners has come into effect.

The Medical Council has launched the 9th Edition of the Guide to Professional Conduct and Ethics for Registered Medical Practitioners (the “Guide”).

The launch follows a consultation process in 2021 involving members of the public, doctors and partner organisations.

On the 1st of January 2024, the 9th edition of the Guide to Professional Conduct & Ethics for Medical Practitioners has come into effect.

This new 9th edition reflects best medical practice and ethics, as well as legislative changes in recent years affecting medical practice, such as the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation in May 2018, and the Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015 coming into full effect in April 2023.

La Touche Legal Training provide a number of training courses to assist medical practitioners in complying with their professional and legal obligations, including:

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