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Accuracy
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The information posted here should not be considered medical advice and is not intended to replace consultation with a qualified medical professional. We do not answer specific medical questions.


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Patient Privacy
The UK Data Protection Act 1998 introduces the term "sensitive data". No such data relating to a patient will be published in the website. Postings in the forums and other third party postings may require clinical details for discussion. These will not contain any personal data. The responsibility of the patients' privacy in these postings will be with the author who will always be identified. We advise all users to take explicit consent from patients if posting potentially personal data.