Crucial course for health and social care practitioners in Scotland

Duty of Candour (Scotland)

It is important to be open and honest with any people involved in an accident or their family, explain what has happened and what the next steps are in the Duty of Candour procedure. This course will help you understand your legal responsibilities when it comes to accidents.

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Duty of Candour (Scotland)

Training you can trust

This course is for care practitioners to learn how to respond to incidents that have occurred accidentally or unexpectedly and guides on remaining honest about it all.

  • Fully accredited organisation
  • Compatible with PC, Mac, iOS, and Android devices
  • Printable PDF e-certificate upon completion
  • Estimated duration: 20 mins.

Follows the Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc. and Care) (Scotland) Act 2016

You will learn how healthcare providers or healthcare organisations deal with any accidents.

Recognise the different types of harms

You will learn to be aware of the different levels of harm that can be caused so as you are aware when to use the duty of candour procedure.

Learn what the responsible person does

You will also learn your responsibilities in case of an accident.

Understand the benefits

You will also learn the advantages of being transparent in case of an incident.

Frequently asked questions

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Do I get a certificate?
Yes. When you complete a course you are issued with a printable completion certificate at no extra cost.
Can I retake courses?
We understand that it can take a bit of time to understand the material. That's why you can have as many retries of a courses as you need at no extra charge.
This seems really affordable, what's the catch?
Honestly, there isn't one. We've been delivering training online for years and we've gotten really good at it. We develop all our own courses and technologies in house which allows us to keep prices down and pass those savings on to you.
What devices do the courses work on?
The courses work on any modern internet browser on any device. Whether you're using Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Edge on an iPhone, Android, Laptop or PC everything will work just fine.
How does the money back guarantee work?
Really easily. Just let us know you'd like a refund and we'll make it happen. No questions asked.