A Commercial Proposal

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Learning Objectives:-
  • Respect for the role, responsibilities and requirements of the GMC and its primary concern to promote the health and safety of patients
  • Importance of trust, integrity, honesty and good communication in professional relationships
  • Accepting personal responsibility and be aware of limitations and seeking appropriate help.
  • Professional boundaries with patients.
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Responding to clinical errors and reporting adverse incidents
  • Legal and ethical responsibilities for protecting patients

  Legal Aspects of the case

  Ethical Issues Raised

  In Clinical Practice

  • NHS General Medical Services Contract (2004)
  • GMC: Duties of a Doctor
  • GMC: Conflicts of Interest (September 2008)
  • Medical Act (1983)
  • Public Interest Disclosure Act (1998)
  • Health Service Circular (1999/198)
  • GMC: Maintaining Boundaries - Guidance for Doctors (November 2006)

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almostadoctor says...
Gives you thought on whether you should be eating those free sandwiches fro mteh drug reps!
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Vres replied...
Don't worry about the food, they can't prove it! Freebie drug pens on the other hand....
| 1 votes
Whistler replied...
I hope to think that a sandwich won't sway my clinical judgement!
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Dom says...
I always wondered about endorsements... especially those from doctors...or people claiming to be medical doctors
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Tonythetiger says...
Just thought about this, what about all the free stuff MPS and MDU give to medical students! Pretty sure that its affecting my judgement over who to go to!
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Authors: Mark Baxter, Alana Brown-Kerr

Editors: Philip Xiu

Voice Actors: Philip Xiu, Jacky Wong