9 November 2020
Dr Udvitha Nandasoma
The GMC's guidance, Decision making and consent comes into effect on 9 November 2020. It places greater emphasis on doctors and patients taking decisions together based on exchange of relevant information specific to the individual patient.
Medico-legal adviser Dr Udvitha Nandasoma explores the key takeaways from the updated consent guidance in this short video.
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