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Guidance on specific areas of consent, including providing treatment to children, consent and research, and obtaining consent for teaching purposes.
Our tool kit covers specific areas of consent such as providing treatment to children, consent and research and obtaining consent for teaching purposes.
Updated guidance on risk and informed consent for doctors following the Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board legal case.
This brief guidance clarifies the clinical, legal and professional responsibilities of those who carry out medical procedures and those who are asked to seek consent for them.
Guidelines on performing intimate body searches of people in police custody, prisoners or people suspected of smuggling drugs or other goods.
We explain the legal framework and provide ethical advice on taking samples under legislation that permits the taking of blood from incapacitated drivers.
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