Good Medical Practice: A Code of Conduct for Doctors Australia

‘The code’ describes what is expected of all doctors registered to practise medicine in Australia. It sets out the principles that characterise good medical practice and makes explicit the standards of ethical and professional conduct expected of doctors by their professional peers and the community. When testing sexual partners or family member for HIV refer to section 9.2 (yourself); 9.3 (colleagues) and 3.14 (personal relationships).

  • Source: Australian Medical Council

 

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