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Consent to Medical Treatment - Patient Information

Doc type: Policy Directive
Compliance with this policy directive is mandatory.

Doc No.: PD2005_406

Functional Group - Sub Group:
Clinical/ Patient Services - Records
Clinical/ Patient Services - Medical Treatment

Summary
Requirements for the provision of information to patients and obtaining consent to medical treatment. Note: Minor errors identified in the Substitute Consent form appended to this policy directive have been corrected and advised by Information Bulletin IB2005_054.

Date of Publication: 27 January 2005

Replaces: N/A
Author Branch: Legal and Regulatory Services

This document applies to: Area Health Services/Chief Executive Governed Statutory Health Corporation, Board Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Affiliated Health Organisations, Community Health Centres, Dental Schools and Clinics, NSW Ambulance Service, Ministry of Health, Public Health Units, Public Hospitals

Distributed to: Public Health System, Community Health Centres , Dental Schools and Clinics, NSW Ambulance Service , Ministry of Health, Public Health Units, Public Hospitals, Tertiary Education Institutes

Review Date: 30 June 2016

Policy Manual: Not applicable

File No: 97/483

Previous reference: 2004/84

Issue Date: 02 December 2004

Status: Active

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