n South African Gastroenterology Review - Returning to ethics is the only way to reclaim ownership of our profession : private practice report
|Article Title||Returning to ethics is the only way to reclaim ownership of our profession : private practice report|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||South African Gastroenterology Review|
|Affiliations||1 South African Medical Association|
|Publication Date||Aug 2012|
Many people have taken to complaining of their lot in a world so obsessed with commercialism and conspicuous consumption that it leads to people committing criminal acts in order to enrich themselves. We have become so immersed in it that we have forgotten that even so called "small" breaches of ethics are criminal acts. This article therefore begins with the reminder that the Ethical Rules of the Health Professions Council are the Regulations of the Health Professions Act, and therefore represent the law that doctors are obligated to obey in the execution of their duties.
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