Organisational duty of candour: guidance

This guidance focuses on the implementation of the legal duty of candour procedure for health, care or social work services.

Annex G

Professional regulators guidance

Joint statement from the Chief Executives of statutory regulators of healthcare professionals:

General Medical Council/Nursing & Midwifery Council – Openness and honesty when things go wrong: the professional duty of candour:

General Chiropractic Council – Guidance on Candour:

General Dental Council – Being open and honest with patients when something goes wrong:

General Optical Council – Supplementary guidance on the professional duty of candour:

General Osteopathic Council – Standards of Practice:

General Pharmaceutical Council – Standards for pharmacy professionals:

Scottish Social Services Council – Codes of Practice


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