Managing Medical Ethics and Legal Requirements in a Primary Care and Health Environment

4892 Words Feb 7th, 2015 20 Pages
Level 5 Diploma in
Primary Care and Health Management

4419-601 Managing Medical Ethics and Legal Requirements in a Primary Care and Health Environment

TABLE OF CONTENTS TASK | PAGE | Task 1Managing medical ethics is a fundamental part of a Manager’s role. It is the responsibility of the Manager to understand the guiding principles of medical ethics and apply them within the organisation | | a) Reflect on the journey of medical ethics and interpret how the principles of the Hippocratic Oath are applied within your organisation………………………………….………… | 4 | b) Examine your workplace with reference to its compliance with the legal and ethical requirements of holding, using and accessing data………………………………………….………. | 6
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It is important that the patient is aware not only of their rights, but of their individual responsibilities. | | a) Select three of the patients’ right below a. Rights to choose a GP b. Rights to hospital treatment c. Rights to refuse treatment d. Rights to opt out of summary care recordsExamine their meaning as applicable to the NHS Constitution or alternative national guidelines………………………………………………………………………………………………………………... | 13 | b) Evaluate measures which may be used to inform patients of their rights and responsibilities and recommend areas for improvement within your organisation…………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. | 16 | Task 4Ensuring health and safety is an important responsibility not only for the Managers but all associated with the premises. Evaluate your organisation’s health and safety policy and procedures in line with legislative requirements and propose recommendations on how health and safety should be managed | 17 | Task 5Ensuring compliance to employment law and regulations is essential to meeting the challenges of employing and maintaining the employment relationship. | | a) Review the legal/regulatory requirements in creating the employment relationship | 19 | b) Evaluate your organisation’s employment practices, procedures and policies

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