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1 Professional values Our roles and responsibilities as GPs

2 Why do this session? nMRCGP competencies nMRCGP competencies Working with colleagues and in teams Working with colleagues and in teams Maintaining an ethical approach Maintaining an ethical approach Fitness to practice Fitness to practice RCGP curriculum chapter 3 – personal and professional responsibilities RCGP curriculum chapter 3 – personal and professional responsibilities

3 What roles does a GP have? Think as widely as possible Think as widely as possible

4 GPs role clinician person member of a profession agent/shaper of policy researcher reflective practitioner teacher learner business person manager employer colleague employee team leader team member handler of information resource allocator gatekeeper patients advocate family doctor partner

5 Who are we responsible to? NHS Colleagues and team Patients Self - principles and values Society as a whole Family

6 4 ethical principles Beneficence - doing good Beneficence - doing good Non maleficence - not doing harm Non maleficence - not doing harm Justice - fairness (distributive justice) Justice - fairness (distributive justice) Respect for autonomy - decision should be informed, competent, not coerced Respect for autonomy - decision should be informed, competent, not coerced

7 4 moral theories Virtue - innate character attributes Virtue - innate character attributes Duties - rules of moral conduct Duties - rules of moral conduct Utility - the greatest good of the greatest number Utility - the greatest good of the greatest number Rights - people are intrinsically entitled to certain things/services Rights - people are intrinsically entitled to certain things/services

8 GMC - duties of a doctor Make care of every patient your first concern Make care of every patient your first concern Treat every patient politely and considerately Treat every patient politely and considerately Respect patients dignity and privacy Respect patients dignity and privacy Listen to patients and respect their views Listen to patients and respect their views Give patients info in a way they can understand Give patients info in a way they can understand Respect their rights to be fully involved in decisions about their care Respect their rights to be fully involved in decisions about their care Keep your knowledge and skills up to date Keep your knowledge and skills up to date Recognise limits of your professional competence Be honest and trustworthy Respect and protect confidential information Dont let personal beliefs prejudice patients care Act quickly to protect patients if you believe you or a colleague may be unfit to practise Avoid abusing your position as a doctor Work with colleagues in ways that best serve patients interests

9 The good general practitioner RCGP, 1985 Awareness of your own values, beliefs and attitudes and how they affect your work Awareness of your own values, beliefs and attitudes and how they affect your work Recognition of the social, cultural and organisational factors affecting their work Recognition of the social, cultural and organisational factors affecting their work Possession and application of ethical principles Possession and application of ethical principles Tolerance, respect and flexibility in response to the ideas of others Tolerance, respect and flexibility in response to the ideas of others Willingness to submit work to review by peers and to give and receive criticism Willingness to submit work to review by peers and to give and receive criticism Ability to maintain own physical and mental health Ability to maintain own physical and mental health Awareness of factors influencing relationship between their personal and professional life Awareness of factors influencing relationship between their personal and professional life Willingness to accept responsibility for patients and colleagues in the practice Willingness to accept responsibility for patients and colleagues in the practice

10 RCGP curriculum chapter 3 – personal and professional responsibilities Clinical governance Clinical governance Patient safety Patient safety Clinical ethics and values-based practice Clinical ethics and values-based practice Promoting equality and valuing diversity Promoting equality and valuing diversity Evidence based practice Evidence based practice Research and academic activity Research and academic activity Teaching, mentoring and clinical supervision Teaching, mentoring and clinical supervision

11 Some other sources of guidance Law (e g access to medical records, fitness to drive, consent issues, Mental Health Act, employment law, Human Rights Act, Mental Capacity Act) Law (e g access to medical records, fitness to drive, consent issues, Mental Health Act, employment law, Human Rights Act, Mental Capacity Act) Contractual (Terms and Conditions of Service, agreements with PCT, practice agreements, contracts of employment) Contractual (Terms and Conditions of Service, agreements with PCT, practice agreements, contracts of employment)

12 Scenarios for discussion You may not all agree on an answer You may not all agree on an answer There often isnt a right answer There often isnt a right answer Learn to think both broadly and deeply about the issues raised Learn to think both broadly and deeply about the issues raised And find a framework to support your thinking And find a framework to support your thinking


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