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Organisational duty of candour: guidance

Published: 28 Mar 2018

This guidance focuses on the implementation of the legal duty of candour procedure for health, care or social work services.

38 page PDF

288.8 kB

38 page PDF

288.8 kB

Contents
Organisational duty of candour: guidance
Annex G

38 page PDF

288.8 kB

Annex G

Professional regulators guidance

Joint statement from the Chief Executives of statutory regulators of healthcare professionals: https://www.gmc-uk.org/Joint_statement_on_the_professional_duty_of_candour_FINAL.pdf_58140142.pdf

General Medical Council/Nursing & Midwifery Council – Openness and honesty when things go wrong: the professional duty of candour: https://www.nmc.org.uk/globalassets/sitedocuments/nmc-publications/openness-and-honesty-professional-duty-of-candour.pdf

General Chiropractic Council – Guidance on Candour: https://www.gcc-uk.org/UserFiles/Docs/Guidance/GCC-Guidance-Candour-FINAL.pdf

General Dental Council – Being open and honest with patients when something goes wrong: https://www.gdc-uk.org/api/files/Duty%20of%20Candour.pdf

General Optical Council – Supplementary guidance on the professional duty of candour: http://www.optical.org/filemanager/root/site_assets/standards/new_standards_documents/supplementary_guidance_on_the_professional_duty_of_candour.pdf

General Osteopathic Council – Standards of Practice: http://www.osteopathy.org.uk/standards/osteopathic-practice/

General Pharmaceutical Council – Standards for pharmacy professionals: https://www.pharmacyregulation.org/sites/default/files/standards_for_pharmacy_professionals_may_2017.pdf

Scottish Social Services Council – Codes of Practice http://www.sssc.uk.com/about-the-sssc/multimedia-library/publications/37-about-the-sssc/information-material/61-codes-of-practice/1020-sssc-codes-of-practice-for-social-service-workers-and-employers


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