Know the Roles and Responsibilities

Demonstrate awareness of the clinical responsibilities and role of the doctor, making the care of the patient the first concern. Recognise the principles of patient-centred care, including self-care, and deal with patients’ healthcare needs in consultation with them and, where appropriate, their relatives or carers.


Scottish Doctor 3:

3.9 Learning outcomes for attitudes, ethical understanding and legal responsibilities



Foundation Programme:

Relationship and communication with patients

                2.1 Treats the patient as the centre of care within a consultation

2.2 Communication with patients

Patients with long-term conditions

               10.1 Manages patients with long-term conditions
               10.2 Supporting patient decision making



General Medical Practice:

Domain 1 Knowledge, skills and performance