Good medical practice is the GMC’s core guidance for doctors. It sets out the values and principles on which good practice is founded.
The guidance is divided into four domains:
Good medical practice is supported by a range of explanatory guidance which provides more detail on various topics that doctors and others ask us about.
Lesley is a 73 year old woman who has osteoarthritis in her hip. Her condition affects her mobility, though she can manage most of the time on her own. She has had a fall at home and has come to the accident and emergency department of her local hospital with bruises and a fractured left wrist.