Disclosure of reflective notes

Reflective notes focus on learning

It should be rare for a reflective note to contain factual details that have not been recorded elsewhere, or already discussed with the patient and/or their family. Reflective notes should focus on the learning, not a full discussion of the case or situation.

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The GMC and disclosure

The GMC does not ask a doctor to provide their reflective notes to investigate a concern about them.

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