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Easy guides for pregnant women with learning disabilities well received

The Screening tests for you and your baby: easy guides have been well received by health professionals and the public, an evaluation project has found.

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.

GPs’ role in helping people decide whether they want screening

It’s important GPs help ensure everyone gets the information they need in order to decide if screening is the right thing for them depending on their circumstances.