• Organizational Policy/Guidelines
  • Published June 2015

Openness and Honesty When Things Go Wrong: the Professional Duty of Candour.

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 of candor in various practical situations.

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