Professional code of conduct for Doctors in Nigeria

Medicine and related courses remain relevant in the care of clients and more. In Nigeria, the practice of Medicine as a medical doctor is as important as finding solutions to treatment and care of people. Medical doctors are guided by code of ethics that prescribe guidance for their actions.

Below is a copy of the document clarifying such:



All registered doctors and dental surgeons shall, in all areas of their professional conduct, practice and comportment, in professional and other relationships with their patients and other persons, be guided and bound by the rules contained in these codes. Any registered practitioner who, after the investigation and trial during which he is given every opportunity to defend his actions and conduct, is found to have contravened these rules by the Disciplinary Tribunal of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria shall be guilty of professional misconduct.

Credits: MDCN website 2018


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