NHS Education for Scotland Logo

Scotland Deanery

Home of Medical and Dental Excellence

News

Updated GMC Guidance on Decision Making and Consent

The GMC have published new Decision Making and Consent guidance. The new guidance comes into effect on 9 November 2020; giving doctors and employers six weeks to familiarise themselves with the guidance.

The guidance provides a framework to help doctors practise shared decision making and support their patients to make healthcare decisions that are right for them.

Please see the guidance here:

 

https://www.gmc-uk.org/ethical-guidance/ethical-guidance-for-doctors/decision-making-and-consent

 

 


Return to all news & events

Top