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Consent: patients and doctors making decisions together

Other sources of information and guidance

All GMC guidance can be found on our website.

Discussing Risk

  • Raising the Standard: Information for Patients (Royal College of Anaesthetists, February 2003)
  • Project: Explaining the risks and benefits of treatment options (Royal College of Physicians, Patient Involvement Unit, 2004–2006)
  • Consent in cardiac surgery: a good practice guide to agreeing and recording consent (Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, Society for Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, 2005)