Professional Conduct & Ethics

The Medical Council publishes a Guide to Professional Conduct and Ethics for Registered Medical Practitioners (PDF, 1.8MB). The Guide provides guidance to doctors on matters related to professional conduct and ethics, including professional conduct, responsibilities to patients, medical records and confidentiality, consent to medical treatment and professional practice.

A new edition of the Guide to Professional Conduct and Ethics (8th edition) will be released in 2016. Please see draft guidewhich was published for public consultation.