Ethical Issues In Health And Social Care Case Study

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1. Disclosing patient information to anyone is a HUGE ethical issue. When patients go see a doctor they put their full trust and faith in their doctor that all of their information is private and will not be shared with anyone else, unless otherwise asked to do so.

-I chose this ethical issue because it is probably the most common. Often times people talk and gossip without even realizing that their disclosure of patient information is unethical and very illegal.

2. Doctor's not listening to consent of patients. If a patient is capable of providing credible consent, then the doctor has to respect their decisions of treatment.

-I chose this issue because there are many issues, such as abortion, and many other parental decision making scenarios