Openness and Honesty When Things Go Wrong: the Professional Duty of Candour.
London, UK: General Medical Council and the Nursing and Midwifery Council; June 29, 2015.
Open and honest discussion with patients after an error or near miss is key to effective disclosure. This guidance provides recommendations for physicians, nurses, and midwives regarding disclosure practices in the United Kingdom. A set of case studies accompanies the report, which illustrate the professional duty ofcandor in various practical situations.
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