Responsibilities to All Clients
Practitioners have a responsibility to protect clients and
carers when they have good reason for believing that other practitioners are
placing them at risk of harm.
They should raise their concerns with the practitioner
concerned in the first instance, unless it is inappropriate to do so. If the
matter cannot be resolved, they should review the grounds for their concern and
the evidence available to them and, when appropriate, raise their concerns with
the practitioner's manager, agency or professional body.
If they are uncertain what to do, their concerns should be
discussed with an experienced colleague, a supervisor or raised with PTUK.
All members of PTUK share a responsibility to take part in
its professional conduct procedures whether as the person complained against or
as the provider of relevant information.
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