General information

Guide to 2018/19 screening specifications

NHS England has published the 2018 to 2019 service specifications - important reading for those involved in the commissioning and provision of screening services in England.

GPs’ duty to share information can be just as important as duty to protect confidentiality

GPs have access to highly sensitive personal information and take their ethical and legal duties of confidentiality very seriously. However, it is important for them to remember the Caldicott principle that the duty to share information can be just as important as the duty to protect confidentiality.