What you'll get from this guidance
- Clear advice on how to remain compliant with rules on confidentiality when a doctor suspects, or has evidence, that an individual has tried to end their pregnancy outside the terms of UK abortion legislation
- Clarification on the law and professional obligations of confidentiality in relation to disclosures of confidential information to the police.
- What factors to consider when deciding whether a disclosure to the police is justifiable in accordance with GMC guidance
You may also be interested to see our core ethics guidance