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Can digital consent move the needle when it comes to SDM?19 Aug 2022
Read about the two new studies that have shown that patient perceptions of Shared Decision Making improve with the use of digital consent.
Errors seen in half of paper consent forms. It's time for digital consent.20 May 2021
Read a summary of the findings from a recent paper looking at digital consent in the British Journal of Surgery.
What Hippocrates didn’t tell us2 Sep 2019
We took a little time to look backwards and what we found was unexpected…
Conversations on consent8 Jul 2019
Consent is changing, and for the better, but we are still a long way from perfection.
How and why do we make decisions about treatment?2 May 2019
What I learnt from discussing the consent process with individuals from a number of different perspectives...
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
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...