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Consultation On Protecting Patient Confidentiality Launched

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Protecting Patient Confidentiality

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A consultation has been launched on a code of practice designed to help healthcare staff make the right decisions about protecting and disclosing patient information.

The Code of Practice, which will replace existing guidance, has been drawn up by the Privacy Advisory Committee chaired by Professor Roy McClelland.

A spokesperson for the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) said:

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