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Confidentiality: responding to criticism in the press (2009)

Introduction

This guidance explains how the principles in Confidentiality apply for doctors when evaluating their response to criticism in the press.

It develops the duties and principles set out in Good medical practice and other explanatory guidance.

Doctors must follow all our guidance: serious or persistent failure to do so will put their registration at risk.

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