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Survey on surgical consent
15/02/17

Survey on Surgical Consent

Chris McKinnon, surgical trainee in Oxford, is investigating current UK practice in surgical consent. He says: "Since the Montgomery ruling in 2015, I have seen little change in consent practice in my local area and I am keen establish whether this is a reflection of wider surgical practice across the UK. There has been no such study to date and I think it would be an important indicator of whether surgical practice is keeping up with the recent changes in UK law."
 
The audit consists of a survey assessing local surgical consent practice and people’s understanding of the Montgomery ruling. It is targeted at all levels of trainee from FY1 to post-CCT fellows.
 
The survey can be accessed at: www.consentaudit2017.com
 
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