Guidance On Nominating A Consultee For Research Involving Adults Who Lack Capacity To Consent

June 2017

General Practitioners

Country of origin: UK

Draft guidance has been published on how to identify an appropriate consultee for the purposes of section 32 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. The guidance indicates how researchers should go about identifying an appropriate person to consult when they wish to carry out research which involves someone who lacks capacity to consent to take part.

The draft guidance is available to download in PDF format.

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