Learning materials

Here’s a range of learning materials, like flowcharts and case studies, to help put the principles in our ethical guidance into practice.

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A female patient participating in a remote video consultation with her doctor

Remote prescribing high level principles

High level principles for good practice in remote consultations and prescribing for all healthcare professionals
Assorted pills and medicines

Information for doctors on Cannabis-based products for medicinal use (CBPMs)

Question and answer
The government changed the law to allow Cannabis-based products for medicinal use (CBPMs) to be prescribed from 1 November 2018.
Our treatment and care towards the end of life guidance cover image

Information for doctors and health care colleagues

Five things to know about the new CANH guidance from the BMA and RCP
Our treatment and care towards the end of life guidance cover image

Information for patients and families

Five things to know about the new CANH guidance from the BMA and RCP
Screenshot from our Limitations of carers video

Learning disabilities: Limitations of carers

A video about recognising the carer's limitations

Learning disabilities: Patient perspectives

A video on a patient perspectives on what it is like to go to the doctors or hospital when you have a learning disability.
A carer stood outside talking about their experiences

Learning disabilities: Working well with carers

A video about how carers can be a vital source of information for doctors and a useful advocate for some patients
A GPDR compliance folder

Understanding the new data protection law

Five things to know about our Confidentiality guidance and the GDPR
Our raising and acting on concerns guidance cover image

Raising and acting on concerns diagram

Decision tool
This tool guides you in the decision making process, from incidents you can tackle yourself to situations that should be escalated.
Screenshot from the video on end of life care

End of life care: Talking about end of life care

A video where doctors, patients and carers talk about the effects and decisions around clinically assisted nutrition and hydration.
Screenshot of our Medical practice in action resource

Medical practice in action

Case study
Medical practice in action is a set of interactive scenarios in which you can follow a patient on his or her journey and decide what the doctor should do.
Screengrab from the 'what is mental capacity?' video

What is mental capacity?

This video covers what mental capacity is, how can it be assessed, and how our guidance applies.
An angry, dismissive doctor

Raising concerns: A colleague’s behaviour

Case study
Dr Quinn is a part-time GP and has concerns about the aggressive behaviour of a colleague and effect this is having on patients.
A woman receiving cosmetic treatments to her face

FAQs about cosmetic interventions

Question and answer
Read the frequently asked questions about our cosmetic interventions guidance.
A distressed patient

Raising concerns: Whistleblowing

Case study
Dr Ahmed is a senior consultant and has concerns about poor standards of care that go unaddressed.
A still from our video on trans health

Trans health

A film with some practical tips on putting our guidance into practice and respecting the rights of trans patients.