Prevent anti-extremism strategy could threaten trust in doctors

Prevent anti-extremism strategy could threaten trust in doctors
 

Professor John Middleton, president of the Faculty of Public Health, said the Prevent strategy, which calls for medics to tell the authorities of anyone they believe is at risk of being drawn into terrorism, is a flawed way to tackle homegrown terrorism.
He said it could breed mistrust and create a "serious public health problem", particularly among Muslim communities.
Prof Middleton said the level of concern or evidence required for a health professional to act is much lower than that normally needed to override the common law duty of confidentiality.
Prof Middleton wrote in The... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 31
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