He added: "I'm not transphobic - I'm standing up for what I think is good medical practice
. I think we need to slow the whole thing.
CAN RELIGIOUS BELIEFS CONFLICT WITH GOOD MEDICAL PRACTICE
? There are many cases where a Jehovah Witness patient refuses a blood transfusion because of her belief.
Mr Hallam spoke of the GMC's Good Medical Practice
, which requires doctors when they qualify to "always be honest about their experience and qualifications".
"The tribunal has come to the conclusion that your conduct in engaging in a sexualised conversation with Patient B, a vulnerable patient, in a clinical setting, was highly inappropriate and breached the principles of Good Medical Practice
and brought the medical profession into disrepute.
Giving hope and trying hard to find better treatment options are the foundation of good medical practice
, especially for the sickest patients.
He translated works of Hippocrates, Galen and Avicenna, and commented on ethical aspects of good medical practice
in his well-known aphorisms .
Common sense indicates that good medical practice
expects doctors to have examined the patient beforehand, except in emergencies or when they know the patient's health history.
In good medical practice
the General Medical Council guidelines compel us to speak up if we believe patient safety is at risk.
"Dr Arora has displayed a reckless disregard for the principles set out in Good Medical Practice
and his criminal behaviour constitutes a very serious departure from the fundamental tenets of the profession," said Dr John Smith, chair of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service hearing.
Referring to the fact that some doctors who assessed William Mead over the phone had no access to his medical notes, Prof Modi added: "This should never happen because good medical practice
really builds upon the history.
Many authors have published papers on this issues (4-11) and it is time to reflect what is important to a good medical practice
. In order to reach a shared decision, it is important to know the literature, but it is also fundamental to consider that even documents like AGREE II (12) and GRRADE (13) were still under a lot of pressure to take in consideration practices that do not embrace the concepts of quaternary prevention.