Please see the following list of authoritative resources on confidentiality. If you are having any difficulties applying this to your role, please call us.
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The NMC Code for Nurses and Midwives (includes guidance regarding confidentiality and disclosing your NMC PIN)
NHS Scotland - NHS Code of practice on protecting patient confidentiality
Northern Ireland - Department of Health guidance on confidentialityBack to contents
The health care professional should ensure that an appropriate assessment is made under the: