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Confidentiality

This essay will discuss the need for confidentiality and the nurse’s duty to keep information he/she is privy to, confidential. Brown et al (1992) suggest that a duty of confidentiality can be described as information that is disclosed which ought not to be disclosed further except within the relevant limits. Confidentiality is generally defined as the process of the protection of personal information, and is regarded as an integral part of a nurse’s role. The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)...

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Confidentiality in Counselling

DENISE AMPS November 2006 Essay on ‘ConfidentialityCONFIDENTIALITY IN COUNSELLING Confidentiality in counselling means, to me, providing a secure, trusting relationship with a client who knows that, within certain limits, he or she can speak to you about anything at all in the knowledge that whatever has been said will go no further. It is an intrinsic and imperative part of the trust that is required to develop a good working relationship between a counsellor and their client. ...

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Doctrine of Confidentiality

What is the nature and extent of the employee’s duty of confidentiality? Introduction In every business enterprise, there is certain information that employer’s wish to remain confidential. This is particular vital in the global era where there is lower job security, higher job mobility and situations where employees work multiple jobs. Employees are bound by the duty of confidentiality, where they are forbidden to disclose certain information obtained during the course of employment. The...

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Confidentiality and Information

Confidentiality 1) Confidentiality means that whatever information you hold on someone must not be shared with others. Information must be kept safe and private. You can only pass on information about someone if they have given their consent. 2) The Data Protection Act 1998 & 2003 is mandatory and has eight principles. These principles dictate how information is to be handled. Information should only be used for the use it was intended, it must not be given to anyone else without...

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Attorney-Client Confidentiality

attorney/client communications. Although it seems like this is a positive thing and most of the time it is, it can also lead to a major problem for lawyers because similar to psychologists they must ask themselves when is it necessary to break this confidentiality. As a lawyer you work in very close quarters with your clients as they trust you with their personal information and in many cases, their freedom. It would be unethical to take advantage of their trust however; there are some exceptions to the...

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Unit 1 Confidentiality

Legislation and Policies Governing Confidentiality and the Sharing of Information: Data Protection Act 1998 Any organisation that holds information on individuals needs to be registered with the Information Commissioner. This is designed to ensure that confidential information cannot be passed onto others without the individual’s consent, or the parents or guardians consent with regard to children. Individuals also have the right to access personal data held on file about themselves, or in...

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nvq 2 diploma confidentiality

destruction or damage to personal data, legal requirements for the storage of electronic and manual data and access to secure information; issues relating to the legal requirements for sharing information eg freedom of information, principles of confidentiality, agreed ways of inter-agency and multi-agency/integrated working. 2 Be able to implement good practice in handling information Good practice in handling information: understanding the features of both manual and electronic information storage...

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Confidentiality - Nursing Law

NU4028 ETHICS CONFIDENTIALITY (Dooley & McCarthy=DM 2012) I answered following layout from revision sheet A)Explain principle of confidentiality (you must also apply to case in exam question) Confidentiality places an obligation on nurses. Nurses must respect confidences that patients share Nurses must keep confident any information about patient from other parties(Mills 2002) Confidential information is defined as any private information understood not to be shared with a 3rd party(DM...

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Confidentiality in Nursing Practice

The Importance of Confidentiality in Nursing Practice This essay will discuss why confidentiality is important within nursing practice and the reasons why a registered nurse and student nurse are accountable and to whom they are accountable to in relation to patient care. It will further discuss patient’s rights in relation to law. Definition of Confidentiality, Bailliere’s Dictionary...

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Confidentiality And Information Sharing

 Confidentiality & Information Sharing:  Much has been written about both the importance of confidentiality and information sharing, and people are often confused by what is meant. It can also be confusing trying to decided what it is ok to share and in what circumstances. Starting right It is helpful to start any professional relationship by telling people what you mean by confidentiality, and in what circumstance you might need to share information with colleagues or those outside of the...

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