What disciplines do the Health Professionals' Codes of Conduct cover

  • 18.1

    18.1 No gift, pecuniary advantage or benefit may be supplied, offered or promised to members of the health professions or to other relevant decision makers in connection with the promotion of medicines or as an inducement to prescribe, supply, administer, recommend, buy or sell any medicine, subject to the provisions of Clauses 18.2 and 18.3.

The professional bodies for health professionals have various codes, guidance, regulations etc. Reference is made to some of these in the Supplementary Information to Clause 18.1, eg the General Medical Council, the General Pharmaceutical Council and the Nursing and Midwifery Council. The Supplementary Information to Clause 18.1 also refers to the expectations of the Professional Standards Authority.