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The links section offers access to external websites and pages relevant to surgical practice, education and research, as well as some sites with a broader medical focus. The content of this area is maintained by the Library and whilst we take no responsibility for the content of links, if you would like to report a broken link or suggest a new website please email

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Copyright, Data Protection and Freedom of Information

British Medical Association: medical ethics

Advice and links for ethical issues from the BMA.

Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA)

The Copyright Licensing Agency Ltd is the UK's Reproduction Rights Organisation. It is responsible for looking after the interests of rights owners over the copying of books, journals and periodicals.

Copyright Toolkit

A toolkit for anyone whose job or activity may involve managing copyright.

Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988

Free online version of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.

Data Protection Act 1998

Free online version of the 1998 Data Protection Act.

Guidance on Good Practice

Guidance from the General Medical Council on ethical standards that all doctors should follow. Includes Good Medical Practice (2006).

UK Intellectual Property Office (UK-IPO)

The official body responsible for Intellectual Property (Copyright, Designs, Patents and Trade Marks) in the UK. The UK Intellectual Property Office (UK-IPO) was formerly known as the Patent Office.