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This tool kit signposts the kinds of ethical factors you need to take into consideration when making ethical decisions.
Several core principles form the basis of the guidance throughout this tool kit.
Find out how to manage the conflicting obligations and loyalties you are likely to face serving in the armed forces.
Do you know when you need to seek patient consent, or what to do if a patient lacks capacity?
Read about your duty of confidentiality to your patients and when it may be neccessary for you to disclose confidential information.
Military doctors may be required to provide care across a broader range of competencies than a practitioner in ordinary civilian practice.
Answers to some frequently asked questions about treating detainees, including what your responsibilities are.
An overview of the principles that should guide doctors’ actions in the face of unethical practice and abuse.
We've listed some of the organisations that will be able to offer you further support or information around the issues we've highlighted.