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GMC's guidelines should be followed before information is put on Internet

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7030.578c (Published 02 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:578
  1. David Nicholl (d.j.nicholl@bham.ac.uk),
  2. Glen Winters,
  3. David Davies
  1. Research registrar Patient Department of Neurology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TH
  2. Lecturer Department of Physiology, University of Birmingham

    EDITOR,—We were perturbed by the last paragraph of Mark Pallen's article on the world wide web, which described how the department of orthopaedics at Queen's University of Belfast (http://brigit.os.qub.ac.uk/local.html) has had to restrict its database of x ray films for legal and ethical reasons related to the use of patient data.1 We are currently developing a neurological teaching programme on …

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