Ethics and Practice

The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) has released a new report, 'Preventing small problems from becoming big problems in health and care', which aims to explore the reasons behind some of the complaints against health and social care wor
The Committee has been concerned with ensuring that the Society maintains its key function in providing a Code of Ethics and Conduct for its members and in providing authoritative and helpful advice and guidance on ethical matters.
The recent Francis review of whistleblowing in the NHS has recommended promoting a culture where people feel safe to report concerns. But how have previous whistleblowers responded to the report?
When discussing Milgram's notorious experiments, in which participants were instructed to give increasingly dangerous electric shocks to another person, most commentators take a black or white approach.
British Psychological Society, Research Seminar Series 2015: Exploring the ‘always on culture’.
The Department of Health has issued a revised code of practice for the Mental Health Act 1983 to ensure that all patients receive high quality and saf
In the wake of the report into the CIA's use of torture published yesterday, many people are shocked and appalled. Yet one defence of the practice remains popular - "the ticking time bomb scenario".
The British Psychological Society notes the publication of the US Senate’s report into the CIA's campaign against al-Qaeda in the aftermath of 9/11.
This workshop is designed to help continue to uphold and enhance our professional standards as psychologists (both qualified and in-training). Specifically this workshop aims to:
Date: Friday 28 November 2014 Time: 18:00 - 20:00 Venue: GC1.08, Tower Building, 166-220 Holloway Road, N7 8DB (opposite Holloway Road tube station)
This workshop is for anyone interested in learning about meta-synthesis of qualitative research for the purposes of systematically reviewing a diverse evidence base. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee
The workshop will offer a clear and structured introduction to a number of current professional and ethical issues likely to be encountered within psychological practice. Timetable
A new perspective on conducting research in psychology. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
This workshop will offer researchers who are more used to working within quantitative paradigms some ways, advantages and challenges of combining quantitative methods with qualitative methods to conduct mixed methods research.  Timeta
** Please note: This event is now fully booked ** Registered with the HCPC? Explore key issues in professional and ethical practice in relation to your registration Timetable
This workshop will provide an opportunity to enhance your professional practice in relation to designing, implementing and evaluating psychological interventions underpinned by current integrative innovative developments in theory, research and pr
The Enabling Workplaces Working Group of the Division of Occupational Psychology presents a workshop on the diagnosis and assessment of adults with specific cognitive difficulties (e.g. Dyslexia). Timetable
Today over 135 healthcare professionals and politicians are discussing how to deliver compassionate healthcare within NHS Wales following the criticisms highlighted by the Francis and Trusted to Care reports.
Implementing NHS Culture Change: Contributions from Occupational Psychology The Division of Occupational Psychology (DOP) will be launching their policy report, ‘Implementing NHS Culture Change: Contributions from Occupati
Just over half a century ago, Stanley Milgram ran the most renowned studies in the history of psychology. He showed how ordinary people can do extraordinary harm to others when asked to do so. His conclusion, made famous through his film of the research, Obedience, was that humans are programmed to obey orders, no matter how noxious.
No matter where you travel on earth, you'll likely have no problem recognising when someone is angry with you.
Commissioners of mental health services are to receive guidance to help ensure black and minority ethnic (BME) communities receive adequate suppor
People respond differently to moral dilemmas if they are using a foreign language, a new study has revealed.
People who commit reckless or immoral acts are less likely to be judged harshly if they avoid serious consequences suggests a study published today in the Society's British Journal of Psychology.
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