Press Releases Professional Regulatory - June 2017

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Confidentiality guidance comes into force for doctors (GMC press release 25.04.17)

Revised ethical guidance on confidentiality comes into effect for doctors.

Confidentiality is at the heart of medical practice but it should not be a barrier to good care. That’s why in this publication we emphasise the importance of talking, and listening, to patients about what should happen to information about them.

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BSB consults on changing the standard of proof used in professional misconduct proceedings for barristers (Bar Standards Board 02.05.17)

The Bar Standards Board (BSB) has today launched a new consultation about the standard of proof applied when barristers and others regulated by the BSB face disciplinary proceedings for professional misconduct.

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The Health and Care Professions Tribunal Service is now operational (Health and Care Professions Council 28.04.17)

Today marks the launch of the Health and Care Professions Tribunal Service (HCPTS).

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