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MDDUS Essential Guides

Essential Guide to Consent

01 March 2011

Further reading

Department of Health guidance on consent. Website:

General Dental Council. Principles of patient consent. London: General Dental Council; 2005

General Medical Council. Good practice in research and consent to research. London: General Medical Council; 2010

General Medical Council. Consent: Patients and doctors making decisions together. London: General Medical Council; 2008

Scottish Executive Health Department. A Good Practice Guide on Consent for Health Professionals in NHS Scotland. Scottish Executive; June 2006