Legal and Ethical Guidance
Various guidelines have been developed by the UKMi Quality and Risk Management Group to aid an awareness of the legal and ethical principles medicines information can involve. Documents included in this section do not form official legal advice and are intended for guidance only.
For a further in-depth discussion on the ethical implications which may be faced in MI, refer to the Ethical Dilemmas section in the Medicines Learning Portal [external website].
Guidance is also available on Records Management and Copyright law specifically related to MI.
Guidance has also been provided regarding the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and how this affects MI. A separate document is also provided giving guidance on managing email lists.