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N.B. After registering as an editor, you need to verify your email address and be authorised. This may take up to 24 hours.

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Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions

Dr Toolbox is intended as a platform to help improve the efficiency of junior doctors by helping speed up non-clinical tasks and to improve patient safety by helping make requesting referrals and investigations easier.

Terms of Use

These terms of use (together with the documents referred to in it) sets out the terms of use on which you may access and use Dr Toolbox as a registered user or editor (user) (Dr Toolbox Terms). Use of Dr Toolbox includes accessing, browsing and registering to use Dr Toolbox as a user or editor.

By using Dr Toolbox you signify your agreement to the Dr Toolbox Terms and other additional terms as set out below. Please read all sets of terms carefully. We reserve the right to add, delete or otherwise modify portions at any time, so please check it regularly.

The Dr Toolbox Terms refer to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy which also apply to your use of Dr Toolbox. These terms set out the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us. By using Dr Toolbox, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Information about us

For more information about the project click here.

Changes to Dr Toolbox

We may update Dr Toolbox from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on Dr Toolbox may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it. We do not guarantee that Dr Toolbox, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

Registering and accessing Dr Toolbox

Dr Toolbox is made available free of charge to registered users and editors.
You agree to provide accurate, current and complete information about yourself when registering to use the Dr Toolbox and to maintain and promptly update information which becomes out of date. You agree to treat your username, password or any other piece of information as part of our registration procedures as confidential and you agree to not disclose it to a third party.
We have the right to disable any user identification code or password, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, at any time, if in our reasonable opinion you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use.

If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at

We do not guarantee that Dr Toolbox, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to Dr Toolbox is permitted on a temporary basis, we may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of Dr Toolbox without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason Dr Toolbox is unavailable at any time or for any period.

Acceptable Use

All users of Dr Toolbox must comply with the following acceptable use conditions; you must not use Dr Toolbox:

  • in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent;
  • to send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any message, data, information, text or other material to Dr Toolbox (Content) which does not comply with our content standards as detailed in the following section;
  • to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam); or
  • to knowingly transmit, send or upload any Content that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.

Contributions and content standards

Dr Toolbox will always be a work in progress as it is written about topical non-clinical material exclusively by the Editors sometimes with the assistance of registered users, both of which are often junior doctors. We encourage users to make suggestions to the Editors to assist in providing accurate appropriate, up to date information and assist in rectifying errors, bias or duplication (Contribution). Users can make such contributions by contacting the Editors on their details here [insert link to Editors details].
The Editors have the right to deny or remove any Contribution a user makes or has made to Dr Toolbox if, in the Editor’s opinion, the Contribution does not comply with our content standards

The below content standards apply to any and all Contributions and to any interactive services associated with it. You acknowledge that all Contributions whether publicly posted or privately transmitted are the responsibility of the person from which such Contributions originated.

You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any Contribution as well as to its whole. Contributions must be accurate (where they state facts) or genuinely held (where they state opinions).
Contributions must not:
contain any material which is defamatory of any person or obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory;

  • promote sexually explicit material, violence or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age or any other illegal activity;
  • advocate, promote or assist in infringing any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person or computer misuse; or
  • be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.

Any Contribution you make to the Dr Toolbox will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and, in accordance with our privacy and cookie policy, we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such content so long as our use is for the benefit of the NHS and the UK medical community. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any Contribution by you to the Dr Toolbox constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

Should you consider that any material contributed to the Dr Toolbox by another user violates these Content Standards, please email the Editors.

Contributions to Dr Toolbox may contain links which will allow you to leave the Dr Toolbox. Such external internet sites and the material are not under the control of Dr Toolbox or its Editors, and Dr Toolbox makes no representations and disclaims all liability with respect to such sites and materials.

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in Dr Toolbox, and in the material published on it. Unless otherwise noted, Dr Toolbox, including its content and layout but excluding the Contributions are the exclusive property of Dr Toolbox and may not be used, reproduced, disclosed or distributed, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of Dr Toolbox, except for personal (non-commercial) display and use. You must not use Dr Toolbox for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us.

You may print or download extracts, of any page(s) from Dr Toolbox for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on Dr Toolbox. If you print off, copy or download any part of Dr Toolbox in breach of these terms of use, your right to use Dr Toolbox will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Contributions are owned and are the responsibility of the person from which such contributions originated. Additionally, and in accordance with the above, you grant Dr Toolbox a non-exclusive, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, unlimited, assignable, sub licensable, fully paid up and royalty-free right to us to use in any way your contributions without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to any party.

Limitation of our liability

The content on Dr Toolbox is provided for general information only. It is for the purposes of assisting junior doctors with non-clinical or administrative tasks and it is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice check with primary sources before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on Dr Toolbox. The ultimate responsibility for checking that the information contained therein is correct lies with the clinician performing the administrative task.

Although our Editors will make reasonable efforts to update the information on Dr Toolbox, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on Dr Toolbox is accurate, complete or up-to-date. The views expressed by other users on Dr Toolbox do not represent our views or values.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Dr Toolbox from any claim, action demand, loss or damages made or incurred by any third party arising out of or relating to your conduct, your violation of the Dr Toolbox Terms, or your violation of any rights of a third party.

We will not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage (including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses) incurred by any user in connection with Dr Toolbox or in connection with the use of or reliance on, inability to use, or results of the use of this Dr Toolbox, any websites linked to it and any Contributions or materials posted on it, whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise. Dr Toolbox is not intended for commercial use and we will not be liable to business users or damages relating thereto.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of Dr Toolbox or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.
Nothing in these terms excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Privacy Policy

Toolbox (“Toolbox”, “we”, “us”) adheres to the following Privacy Policy, Cookie Policy, End User Licence Agreement (EULA) and Toolbox Terms regarding its collection, use and disclosure of personal and non-personal information collected through its website and mobile application (the App) (together the “Sites”). By visiting our Sites you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

We may make changes to this policy at any time, so please check this policy regularly.

For the purposes of the UK Data protection Act 1998, Toolbox is a data controller.

Collection of Non-Personal Information
When you visit our Sites, our server automatically records information including but not limited to your domain, IP address, and the date, time and duration of your visit. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information, but rather the device that is being used to view our Sites.

Use of Non-Personal Information
We only use your non-personal information to see how people are accessing our Sites and to help us better understand how it could be improved. We also use browser type, operating system, and page visits for statistical analysis of the Sites' usage and navigation trends.

Collection of Personal Information
You may provide personal information by filling in forms on our Sites or by corresponding with us or our Editors by e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when registering the Toolbox on our Sites such as our or when reporting a problem or making a suggestion for content on the Toolbox. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, and a personal description.

Collection of Device information
We may collect information about the device you have used to download or stream our App (the Device) including, where available, the Device’s unique identifiers, operating system, browser type and mobile network information. Where you use a location-enabled service, we may collect and process information about your location. When you install or uninstall our App, we may record information about the installation.

Our Sites also use 'cookies' to collect personal information about visitors. A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your device's hard drive or on a website server. Such cookies do not retrieve information about you stored on your hard drive and do not corrupt or damage your device or device files. You do not have to accept a cookie, and you can in fact modify your browser so that it will not accept cookies. For more information about cookies please see our Cookie Policy.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
We maintain personal information for statistical purposes to improve our Sites for users' needs, to offer and provide the services you request, to administer the Sites, and to correspond with users.

We will not give or sell this information to third parties other than to assist us in providing information or services to you or to manage and improve the Sites. We may share your personal information to third parties if we, or substantially all of our or the relevant affiliated company's assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us about our users will be one of the transferred assets. We will also respond to legal requests for information where required by law to do so.

Access to Personal Information stored on the Toolbox Servers
You can modify or delete your personal information held by Toolbox at any time by contacting the Editors.

Store of Personal Data
The data and information that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may also be processed by people operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to Our Sites; any transmission is at your own risk.

We use up-to-date data storage and security techniques to protect your personal information from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification or unlawful destruction or accidental loss.

External Links
The Sites may contain links to third party sites. Since Toolbox does not control nor is responsible for the privacy practices of those Sites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies of these third party sites. This policy applies solely to personal information collected by our Sites.

Your rights
You have the right to apply for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which a small administration fee may be charged) and to have any inaccurate information about you corrected.

Contact information
If you have any questions in relation to this policy please contact us at

Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your device's hard drive or on a website server. Cookies do not retrieve information about you stored on your device and do not corrupt or damage your device or its files.

Most browsers and applications automatically collect cookies but you do not have to accept a cookie, and you can in fact make modifications and not accept cookies. For more information about cookies including how to set your internet browser to reject cookies please go to

This Cookie Policy, Privacy Policy and our End User Licence Agreement (EULA) apply to the Toolbox websites and mobile Application (the “App”) (together our “Sites”) and by continuing to use Toolbox, you agree to our use of cookies.

Different types of cookies are used for different purposes on our Sites, these are known as: strictly necessary cookies, performance cookies, and functionality cookies. Some cookies may be provided by an external third party to provide additional functionality to our Sites and these are included below.

Strictly necessary cookies
These are cookies that are essential to fulfill an action requested by you, such as identifying you as being logged in. If you prevent these cookies by adjusting your r settings we cannot guarantee how our Sites will perform during your visit.

Performance cookies
These are cookies used to improve our Sites, for example for analytics that let us see how our Sites are used and where to make improvements. These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our Sites. The information is collected in an anonymous form and includes the number of visitors, where visitors have come to the Sites from and the pages they visited.

Functionality cookies
These cookies enhance the performance and functionality of our Sites, often as a result of something you’re doing as a user. For instance, we may personalise our content for you or remember your preferences.

Managing and Deleting Cookies
If you want to manage cookies, you can do so from your browser. You can find out how to do this by going to the help menu in your browser. Please see for further information.


This end-user licence agreement (EULA) is an agreement between you and Toolbox (Toolbox, us or we) where we will licence the use of the Toolbox mobile application software (including its developments and updates) (App). This EULA expressly incorporates the Toolbox Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary stated in Appstore Rules (defined below), these terms apply subject to any rules or policies applied by any appstore provider or operator from whose site you have downloaded the App (Appstore Rules).

We do not sell the App or any related content to you. We remain the owners of the App and related content at all times. This App requires a personal digital assistant ('smart phone').

Important Notice
By downloading the App and clicking the ‘Accept’ button below, you agree to these terms, the Toolbox Terms of Use (see above), Privacy Policy (see above), and Cookie Policy (see above) (the Toolbox Terms).
We would also like to specifically draw to your attention to the fact that Toolbox is not intended to provide clinical guidelines, patient-sensitive information or subjective views about staff, departments or hospitals. It should not be considered as offering medical or clinical advice and, whilst information contained on Toolbox is reviewed, it is subject to change. Please ensure that you have fully read the Toolbox Terms as you are deemed to accept them.
We may change these terms at any time by notifying you when you next start the App. From time to time updates to the App may be issued. Depending on the update, you may not be able to use the Services until you have downloaded or streamed the latest version of the App and accepted any new terms (if any).
By using the App or any Service, you acknowledge and agree that internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any message or information you send using the App or any Service may be read or intercepted by others, even if there is a special notice that a particular transmission is encrypted.

Grant and scope of licence
In consideration of you agreeing to abide by the Toolbox Terms we grant you a non-transferable, non-exclusive licence to use the App on your device. You may download or stream a copy of the App onto your devices and use the App for non-commercial purposes only.
You agree not to copy, rent, lease, modify the App or permit the App to be combined with or incorporated in any other programs. You agree not to create any software that is substantially similar to the App Licence Restrictions.
You agree to comply with the Toolbox Terms.

Intellectual property rights
You acknowledge that all intellectual property rights in the App and its technology anywhere in the world belong to us or our licensors, that rights in the App are licensed (not sold) to you, and that you have no rights in, or to, the App or the technology other than the right to use each of them in accordance with these terms and the Toolbox Terms.

Limitation of Liability
In addition to you agreeing to our limits of liability as contained in the Toolbox Terms, you acknowledge that the App has not been developed to meet your individual requirements, and that it is therefore your responsibility to ensure that the facilities and functions of the App meet your requirements.
We will try to ensure that the App, when properly used and on an operating system for which it is intended, will perform as it should do, however we make no warranty to this effect and cannot guarantee its functionality.

We may terminate this EULA immediately by written notice to you if you a commit a material breach of this EULA or the Toolbox Terms.

Please note that these terms, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by the law of England and Wales and agree that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction.
Each of the conditions of this EULA operates separately. If any court or competent authority decides that any of them are unlawful or unenforceable, the remaining conditions will remain in full force and effect.

Applicable law

If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by the law of England and Wales and agree that the courts of England and Wales will have non-exclusive jurisdiction.
Trade marks
"Dr Toolbox" is [UK registered] trade marks of Dr Toolbox Ltd

Last updated: March 11, 2016.