Ethical guidance

In this section you’ll find the advice we give to doctors on professional standards and medical ethics. In 'guidance for doctors' we set out the professional values, knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of all doctors working in the UK. In the ‘ethical hub’ there's resources covering the ethical issues doctors often ask us about. Our learning materials section has all our case studies, decision tools, flowcharts and videos.

Ethical guidance for doctors

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Good medical practice review

It’s been nearly 10 years since we last reviewed Good medical practice and in that time the way care is delivered has changed. We’re reviewing the guidance now to make sure it’s fit for future practice and inclusive for all.

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Ethical hub

Find information and resources on ethical topics.

View our ethical hub

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