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Best practice guidance for doctors and other health professionals on the provision of advice and treatment to young people under 16 on contraception, sexual and reproductive health

Document type:
Guidance

Author:
Department of Health

Published date:
29/07/2004

Primary audience:
Professionals

Gateway reference:
3382

Document size:
A4

Pages:
5,1,5p

Supersedes/replaces:
HC (86)1, HC (FP)(86)1, LAC (86)3

Electronic only:
Yes

Copyright holder:
Crown


This revised guidance replaces HC (86)1/HC (FP) (86)1/LAC (86)3 which is now cancelled. Doctors and health professionals have a duty of care and a duty of confidentiality to all patients, including under 16s. This guidance applies to the provision of advice and treatment on contraception, sexual and reproductive health, including abortion.


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