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.
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.
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.