Table 1

For each one I read out could you tell me whether if a doctor repeatedly fails to perform this duty, they should definitely be struck off, possibly be struck off, or definitely not be struck off? By “struck off” I mean being removed from the medical register

Yes, definitely should be struck off (%)Possibly struck off (%)No, definitely not be struck offDon’t know/ no opinion
From Attitudes Towards Doctors and Their Codes of Conduct. MORI Social Research, August 1999.
For not respecting patients’ dignity and privacy2453203
For not working with colleagues in the ways that best serve patients’ interests1456264
For not keeping their professional knowledge and skills up to date3348163
For not giving patients information in a way that they can understand937513
For their personal beliefs prejudicing the care of their patients3642176
For not respecting the rights of patients to be fully involved in decisions about their care2250244
For not respecting and protecting confidential information523873