abuse / confidentiality / GPs / Guidance / information governance / medical education / medics / patient records / psychiatrists. / safeguarding / vulnerable adults

New BMA Ethics guidance covers vulnerable adults confidential information

“The association has produced recommendations to help health professionals in England and Wales treat adults who are being abused and do not want confidential information disclosed, even if it will help protect them from harm”

Read more at http://bma.org.uk/news-views-analysis/news/2013/august/bma-offers-guidance-on-treating-vulnerable-patients

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