Confidentiality decision tool


As a rule, personal information about patients should not be disclosed unless it is necessary. The following tool can help you decide whether personal information needs to be disclosed and, if so, what the justification is for doing so.

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You'll be asked a series of yes/no questions. Each question and endpoint links on to either the relevant guidance or a case-study for you to explore the situation in more detail...

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This decision tool references our Confidentiality guidance. In addition to this tool, you can also:

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