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posted on 11.01.2022, 12:20 authored by Eimear Bourke, Jessica Lochtenberg
This commentary discusses the ethical duty of candour that is placed on all healthcare practitioners (HCPs). It advocates for open disclosure of medical errors within a regulatory framework that protects both patients and HCPs. Criminal sanctions or fines should have no place in this framework

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Bourke EC, Lochtenberg J. The duty of candour: open disclosure of medical errors. Clinical Ethics. Copyright © 2022. SAGE Publications. DOI:10.1177/14777509211070490

Published Citation

Bourke EC, Lochtenberg J. The duty of candour: open disclosure of medical errors. Clinical Ethics. 2022.

Publication Date

5 January 2022

Department/Unit

  • Undergraduate Research

Publisher

SAGE Publications

Version

  • Accepted Version (Postprint)