The newest additions to our online courses cover everything from coroners' inquests to data protection, and prescribing errors to subject access requests.

Helping members to build on their non-clinical skills is a big part of the benefits we offer, and we're committed to supporting you on your professional development journey. These e-learning modules can help doctors provide safe, ethical, and high-quality care while navigating the complex legal and regulatory landscape of healthcare in the UK.

The latest additions cover a broad spectrum of medico-legal topics, and are designed to help equip doctors with valuable knowledge and skills and provide a comprehensive resource for their continuing professional development.

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Attending a coroner's inquest

Gain a thorough understanding of the legal procedures and responsibilities associated with attending coroners' inquests.

Duty of candour in England

Exploring the duty of candour, an key ethical obligation for healthcare professionals.

Freedom of Information Act requests

Understand how to manage Freedom of Information Act requests efficiently and in compliance with relevant regulations.

Good record-keeping in primary care

Discover best practices for maintaining accurate and comprehensive patient records.

Handling personal data breaches (primary care)

Learn how to respond effectively to personal data breaches and safeguard patient confidentiality.

Introduction to information governance

Gain insights into the principles and practices of information governance in healthcare settings.

Overview of data protection legislation (UK GDPR and DPA 2018) in primary care

Stay up-to-date with data protection regulations, including the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018.

Patient group directions (PGDs) and patient specific directions (PSDs)

Understand the legal and practical aspects of PGDs and PSDs in prescribing medication.

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Safe prescribing and prescribing errors

Learn how to prescribe medications safely and avoid common prescribing errors.

Subject access requests (primary care)

Discover the process for handling subject access requests in primary care settings.

Warning letters and removing patients from the practice list

Navigate the legal requirements for issuing warning letters and removing patients from the practice list.

Writing a report for the coroner

Gain valuable insights into the process of writing reports for coroners.

This page was correct at publication on 30/10/2023. Any guidance is intended as general guidance for members only. If you are a member and need specific advice relating to your own circumstances, please contact one of our advisers.