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Endnotes

1. General Medical Council (2013) Good medical practice London, GMC.

2. General Medical Council (2017) Confidentiality: good practice in handling patient information London, GMC.

3. General Medical Council (2013) Good practice in prescribing and managing medicines and devices London, GMC.

4. For practical advice in setting privacy settings for social media sites, see Social media: practical guidance and best practice (2017), published by the British Medical Association.

5. Such as Global Positioning System (GPS) coordinates.

6. General Medical Council (2013) Maintaining a professional boundary between you and your patient London, GMC.

7. General Medical Council (2013) Good medical practice London, GMC, paragraph 36.

8. Defamation is the act of making an unjustified statement about a person or organisation that is considered to harm their reputation.

9. [2008] EWHC 1781 (QB).

10. General Medical Council (2013) Good medical practice London, GMC, paragraph 69.

11. [2008] EWHC 1781 (QB).

12. You must follow our guidance on financial and commercial arrangements and conflicts of interest. General Medical Council (2013) Financial and commercial arrangements and conflicts of interest London, GMC.