HSE National Consent Policy
Replaces Parts 1 & 2, 2013 & 2019. This consent policy has been prepared to set out in one comprehensive document:
- The rights of people who engage with healthcare workers; and
- The obligations on HSE staff and funded organisations to vindicate these rights.
Guidance is set out regarding the requirements for:-
- Valid informed consent;
- Information provision;
- Dealing with emergency situations; and
- Documenting consent.