21. . . . you must tell patients of their right to see
another doctor with whom they can discuss their situation and ensure
that they have sufficient information to exercise that right. . .
12b. Tell the patient they have a right to discuss their
condition and the options for treatment (including the option that
you object to) with another practitioner who does not hold the same
objection as you and can advise them about the treatment or
procedure you object to.
12c. Make sure that the patient has enough information to
arrange to see another doctor who does not hold the same objection
22. . . . if the patient cannot readily make their own
arrangments to see another doctor you must ensure that arrangements
are made, without delay, for another doctor to take over their care.
You must not obstruct patients from accessing services or leave them
with nowhere to turn. . .
13. If it's not practical for a patient to arrange to see another
doctor, you must make sure that arrangements are made- without delay
- for another suitably qualified colleague to advise, treat or refer
the patient. You must bear in mind the patient’s vulnerability and
act promptly to make sure they are not denied appropriate treatment
or services. . .