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United Kingdom

29 October 2007

Guardian (UK)

Police chiefs want doctors to break medical confidentiality and report patients they treat who have suffered knife or gun shot wounds, the Guardian has learned. The proposals are set to be handed to ministers by police chiefs as part of an intensified new response to tackling youth gang and gun crime. The proposals have caused concern among doctors and civil rights activists, who argue that confidentiality is the cornerstone of the doctor-patient relationship. Public... (

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