Tag Archives: Consent

Is Consent a moral dilemma or a mere medicolegal formality ?


Doctors, and specifically GPs, have for many decades considered the concept of Informed Consent an integral and mandatory part of the interactions with their patients. ACT Health defines Informed consent as follows: In addition there were some very specific rules … Continue reading

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A brave new frontier for medical consent


It has been fascinating to watch the issues surrounding the My Health Record evolve. Longstanding readers of my blog would know that I have had a bee in my bonnet for many years about informed consent to participating in the … Continue reading

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