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1

If a married man was to sleep with a sex worker and then confirmed to have a STD what is the next step?

1) Treatment of the married man
2) Treat both the sex worker and the wife

2

What are the four principles?

1) Respect for autonomy
2) Non-maleficence
3) Beneficence
4) Justice

3

What is respect for autonomy?

Promote the right to self determination

4

What is non-malificence?

The avoidance of harm

5

What is beneficence?

To do good

6

What is justice?

- Fairness/ equity
- Individual vs population

7

What is the GMC Confidentiality guidance on Serious Communicable Diseases 2017?

You may disclose information to a person who has close contact with a patient who has a serious communicable disease if you have reason to think that:
1) The person is at risk of infection that is likely to result in serious harm
2) The patient has not informed them and cannot be persuaded to do so.

8

When can you disclose information to a person who has come into close contact with a communicable disease?

1) The person is at risk of infection that is likely to result in serious harm
2) The patient has not informed them and cannot be persuaded to do so.

9

What are the issues surrounding a healthcare professional contracting HIV?

- Their wellbeing
- Privacy
- Wellbeing of patients
- Future employment

10

If a healthcare worker contracts HIV what should happen in terms of the web being of their patients?

- Patients list should be reviewed for known HIV infected patients
- Look back exercise sometimes recommended

11

If a healthcare worker contracts HIV what should happen in terms of future employment?

If treatment is effective, should be able to resume work under new guidance

12

What are the issues surrounding someone being contacted regarding being a of an STD?

- Their dignity
- Public Health
- Are they really a contact?

13

What should happen if someone asks who they contracted chlamydia from after being contacted about contact?

Confidentiality is key both in the original case and the individuals contact's

14

If someone is known to have HIV begins a new relationship and does not inform their new partner what should happen?

GMC Confidentiality guidance on Serious Communicable Diseases 2017

You may disclose information to a person who has close contact with a patient who has a serious communicable disease if you have reason to think that:
1) the person is at risk of infection that is likely to result in serious harm
2) the patient has not informed them and cannot be persuaded to do so.