- must only prescribe drugs or treatment, when you have adequate knowledge of the patient’s health, and are satisfied that the drugs or treatment serve the patient’s needs.
- And that wherever possible, you must avoid providing medical care to anyone with whom you have a close personal relationship (paragraph 16).
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Good medical practice says you…
Good practice in prescribing and managing medicines and devices, says that you…
- are responsible for the prescriptions you sign, and your decisions and actions when you supply and administer medicines.
- You must be prepared to explain and justify your decisions and actions when prescribing, administering and managing medicines (paragraph 3).
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