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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.

Get ready for our new national screening print provider

On Monday, 2 April, 2018, a new supplier, APS Group, will take over the printing, storage and distribution of these leaflets. To prepare for this change, there will be 2 weeks of ‘down time’ – from Monday 19 March to Sunday, 1 April, 2018 – when local screening providers will not be able to order leaflets from our current national printing supplier, Harlow Printing Ltd.