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BMA offers combat-ready ethics advice

Armed forces doctors can use this essential guidance on how best to fulfil their ethical obligations as medical doctors in the military context. The tool kit covers:

  • Guiding principles
  • Introduction to tool kit
  • Managing dual loyalties
  • Consent and capacity
  • Confidentiality
  • Competence
  • Treating detainees
  • Identifying and reporting unethical practices and abuse

Tool kit:

Released: November 2012


The interface between the NHS and private treatment: a practical guide for doctors in Scotland: Guidance from the BMA Medical Ethics Department