Working with doctors Working for patients

Working collaboratively with colleagues

35. You must work collaboratively with colleagues, respecting their skills and contributions.3

36. You must treat colleagues fairly and with respect.

37. You must be aware of how your behaviour may influence others within and outside the team.

38. Patient safety may be affected if there is not enough medical cover. So you must take up any post you have formally accepted, and work your contractual notice period before leaving a job, unless the employer has reasonable time to make other arrangements.