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Consent is too often seen as a transaction rather than a conversation, says Dr Michael Quinn. He believes the process must evolve in the interests of patients and doctors - and that technology can support this transition.
Explaining informed consent and the significance of Montgomery vs Lanarkshire Health Board.
Storing patient information in a cloud can be useful – but it's worth making sure you've considered data security and confidentiality issues.
How would you proceed if the police asked you to disclose a patient's records without their knowledge or consent?
Advice on assessing best interests when patients can't consent to treatment.
Assessing a patient's capacity to consent is essential, and it’s important to take all practicable steps to help patients make decisions.
Assessing a patient’s capacity is essential if their ability to make a decision is in question.
A junior doctor worries his insistence on having a chaperone present for an intimate examination may have been inappropriate.
What you need to know about assessing testamentary capacity - the ability or understanding needed to make a valid will.