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Dr Gannon - 6PR Perth - National security and patient confidentiality

AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says professionals alerting national security of patient's activities could be breaching client confidentiality.  He said one of the reasons that patient confidentiality is so important is that people must feel that they have the ability to seek help if they are sick, adding that this also applies to mental illness and others.

Dr Gannon says doctors can do something if they know that patients are doing dangerous things to others