Notes, winter 2020

Everything you need to know about the GMC’s updated guidance on consent in this issue of Notes, the MDU’s student journal.

The GMC has updated its guidance on consent

The GMC has updated guidance on consent, which came into force on 9 November 2020. The updated guidance places greater emphasis on doctors and patients taking decisions together.

In the latest issue of the MDU's student journal, Dr Kathryn Leask provides a detailed overview for students and new doctors on the updated guidance. She looks at areas of particular interest to students and new doctors, such as delegation and support from the wider team.

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This page was correct at publication on 16/12/2020. Any guidance is intended as general guidance for members only. If you are a member and need specific advice relating to your own circumstances, please contact one of our advisers.