Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Professional Standards

Health and Social Care Professionals will consider the legal framework in relation to confidentiality, consent, data protection and other legal requirements

Learning Outcomes

  • Considering the principles in relation to record sharing, confidentiality, disclosure and data protection
  • Understanding the legal duties of confidentiality; common law, contractual and statutory
  • Considering and rationalising the meaning of confidentiality within the Equality Act/Code 2010
  • Understanding the ethical duty of confidentiality and consent
  • Understanding best practice in obtaining informed consent to work effectively with both employee and employer
  • Handling disclosure by consent, by law, in the public interest and in the case of serious risk
  • Applying principles of consent and confidentiality

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