Guide to Professional Conduct and Ethics for Registered Medical Practitioners
This guide assists approved bodies in fostering professionalism among medical students and provides medical students with guidelines on professionalism.
In this edition of the Guide, the Medical Council has sought to clarify a number of areas including consent, end of life care, confidentiality, provision of information to the public and referral of patients.
Professor Freddie Wood to medical practitioners relating to an update of Paragraph 21 in January 2014
A list of frequently asked questions clarifying the Council’s ethical guidance on doctors’ interactions with pharmaceutical and medical device companies.
Dr Deidre Madden, Chair of the Ethics Working Group, introduces a section by section overview of the Guide.
This guide assists doctors in maintaining the highest possible standards of professional conduct and ethics and is also important for patients so they are aware of level of professional standards they should expect from their doctor.
Dr Deidre Madden, Chair of the Ethics Working Group, speaks about Section C of the Guide.
In eagrán na Treorach seo, rinne Comhairle na nDochtúirí Leighis iarracht roinnt réimsí sainiúla a shoiléiriú, lena n-áirítear aontú, rúndacht, cúram do dheireadgh an tsaoil, soláthar faisnéise do phobal agus atreorú na n-othar.