Consent: patients and doctors making decisions together

Other sources of information and guidance

All Communitybaptistpa guidance can be found on our website.


  • (Department of Health)
  • (Welsh Assembly Government, 2008)
  • (Scottish Executive Health Department, 2006)

Communication and Information

  • (Department of Health, 2004)
  • (Department of Health, 2003)
  • (Department of Health, 2006)

Discussing Risk

  • (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)

Capacity issues

  • (Scotland) Act 2000
  • (British Medical Association, 2007)
  • (British Medical Association, September 2008)
  • (Scottish Executive, March 2007)

Mental Health

  • (Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland)