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Confidentiality

Please see the following list of authoritative resources on confidentiality.

General guidance

The NMC Code for Nurses and Midwives (includes guidance regarding confidentiality and disclosing your NMC PIN)

Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) (England) - search for 'confidentiality'

Department of Health – ‘Confidentiality: NHS Code of Practice’

Northern Ireland - Department of Health guidance on confidentiality

The health care professional should ensure that an appropriate assessment is made under the:

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Page last updated - 22/07/2019