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Principles of Consent – Guidance for nursing staff

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This Royal College of Nursing document aims to provide information to registered nurses and other nursing staff to guide their practice around consent. It includes who can provide consent; what to do if the person does not consent; advance decisions; children and young people; professional accountability; who should seek consent and when; Form of consent; duration of consent; and consent for sharing information.

Link to guidance here