- Doctor-patient relationship guidance
- Guidance for GPs on removing patients from your practice list.
- Racial harassment charter for medical schools – a charter for medical schools to prevent and address racial harassment.
- Intimate examinations and chaperones
- Ethical guidance for doctors around Ending your professional relationship with a patient.
- Leadership and management guidance that relates to the responsibilities of consultants and other senior medical leaders’ responsibilities to protect staff from discrimination.
Medical defence unions:
- The Medical Defence Union provide guidance on how to deal with racist patients and when to contact the MDU.
- Safe approach to handling racist abuse from the MDDUS (Medical and Dental Indemnity Protection UK).
The BMJ has several articles of debate on the topic which provide scenario-based context to consider when thinking about how to deal with discriminatory patients:
- Dealing with racist patients Doctors are people too; BMJ 1999;318:1129
- Managing patients who express racist views; Baraitser, P; J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 2006: 32(1)
- Allowing patients to choose the ethnicity of attending doctors is institutional racism; Moghal, M; BMJ 2014;348:g265
- Addressing racist parents in a paediatric setting: the nuance of zero tolerance policies; BMJ 2021;375:n3067