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OpInform Surgical Consent screenshot and Concentric Health logo

From Surgical Consent to Concentric

1 Jan 2019

Lots of exciting news to share - New name, big grant, and exciting job opportunities!

Read about the name change

The process for obtaining consent for a surgical procedure

Obtaining consent for an operation

1 Sep 2017

Here, in a piece written for the Student BMJ, read about the key components of a good consent process

Learn about the consent process

Handwritten surgical consent forms paper image

Paper: Improving surgical consent by using electronic procedure-specific forms (econsent)

1 Aug 2017

Can using electronic, procedure-specific consent forms reduce errors?

Read a summary of the paper

Montgomery judgement

Montgomery fallout

1 Feb 2017

The Montgomery judgement brought significant change, but equally interesting has been how the courts have subsequently been applying these new principles...

Explore the legal cases

Consent to treatment law blog

Doctors' duty in obtaining informed consent

3 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...

Read about the legal change

Surgical consent - world's largest Chinese whisper blog image

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?

Read a summary of the paper