(stuff about nightjack case here)
Many people have legal restrictions on blogging on work-related issues whether it's in their contract or in a code of conduct from a professional body. You may be expected to not involve yourself in political activity, or in the activity of certain political groups. You may have a requirement of confidentiality.
Of course people have a right not to have their personal affairs put on the internet. vs whistleblowing. Exposure for political purposes vs freedom of speech/association.
- General Social Care Council - Codes of practice 2.3 respecting confidential information, 5.2 exploiting service users, carers or colleagues, 5.3 abuse the trust of service users, 5.8 behave in a way inside or outside of work that calls into question your suitability.
General Medical Council
- General Teaching Council - (draft) code of conduct and practice 8. maintain standards of behaviour inside and outside school. Rights of young people, families and colleagues to confidentiality.
- Health Professions Council - Standards of conduct, performance and ethics Respect the confidentiality of service users. Poor conduct outside your professional life may affect view of you and your profession.
- Nursing and Midwifery Council - The code, confidentiality advice
- General Dental Council principles of patient confidentiality
British Psychological Society