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Protecting Children and Young People: The Responsibilities of all Doctors (2012)

About the guidance

All children and young people are entitled to protection from abuse and neglect. This guidance aims to help doctors keep children and young people safe, and to support doctors in what will always be a difficult area of
practice. It includes advice on:

  • identifying children and young people at risk of, or suffering, abuse or neglect
  • meeting the communication needs of children, young people and parents
  • confidentiality and sharing information
  • child protection examinations
  • giving evidence in court.

http://www.gmc-uk.org/guidance/ethical_guidance/13257.asp

Updated on Thursday, 28 January 2016, 626 views

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