This toolkit helps practices provide GP online services effectively, efficiently, safely and securely.
Patient registration for GP online services
- Safeguarding Related to Online Services: Proxy Access and Coercion, NHS England – Coercion guidance, presentation from NHS England
- Parental rights and responsibilities, GOV.UK – explains who has automatic parental responsibility and how to apply for it
- Protecting children and young people: The responsibilities of all doctors, GMC – It includes eight guiding principles. It explores how you can make sure children and young people receive the care and support they need, will help you know what to do if you identify children at risk of, or suffering, abuse and neglect.
- Children and young people ethics toolkit, BMA - Legal and ethical factors doctors need to consider when making decisions about children and young people such as consent, refusal of treatment and confidentiality.
- Safeguarding Children Toolkit for General Practice, RCGP - Contemporary risks to children and young people including increasing awareness of risks to children from outside the home such as child sexual exploitation, trafficking, domestic abuse within teenage relationships, radicalisation and online abuse.
- Confidentiality and children, Medical Defence Union – Guidance on doctors’ duty of confidence to children and young people.
- Gillick or Fraser? A plea for consistency over competence in children, BMJ - Explains how these two often confused terms differ and apply to clinical care.