Health Consumer Privacy And Confidentiality

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Respect Health Consumers’ Privacy and Confidentiality The purpose of this code of practice is to set outbehavioural guidelines excepted by nurses in safeguarding privacy and confidentiality of health consumer information. It involves safeguarding personal information collected during treatment, the use of confidential information for the sole purpose of treatment, disclosing information only to health practitioners for healthcare purpose, consent should be given by health consumer to share confidential information, securely storing health records and is only accessed for provision of care purposes, not discussing health consumer care or practice standards in public on social media they may be easily identified. This could endanger the well-being
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