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Obtaining consent for an operation1 Sep 2017
Here, in a piece written for the Student BMJ, read about the key components of a good consent process
Paper: Improving surgical consent by using electronic procedure-specific forms (econsent)1 Aug 2017
Can using electronic, procedure-specific consent forms reduce errors?
Montgomery fallout1 Feb 2017
The Montgomery judgement brought significant change, but equally interesting has been how the courts have subsequently been applying these new principles...
Doctors' duty in obtaining informed consent3 Jan 2017
A very significant change in the law took place in March 2015 which has serious implications for doctors discussing options for treatment with patients and obtaining consent...
Paper: Surgical consent - the world's largest Chinese whisper?9 Sep 2014
Is it time for the traditional consent process to give way to a new evidence-based gold standard?