BSHAA guidance on consent updated
The guidance for BSHAA members on obtaining consent has been updated.
Additional questions have been added to the wax removal consent form that is included in the guidance.
As stated when the guidance was originally published in June 2017, it is not and cannot be exhaustive, so you should use your judgement to apply the principles it sets out to the situations you face in your practice.
It applies to general dispensing and where micro-suction or irrigation procedures are carried out. For a relationship between the HAD and client to be effective, it should be a partnership based on openness, trust and good communication.
At the end of the guidance are template consent forms. You should, however, take your own legal advice and make sure that your form is suitable for your business and experiences.
SEE THE UPDATED BSHAA GUIDANCE ON OBTAINING CONSENT
This new guide should be read in conjunction with BSHAA’s Professional Practice Guidance and the BSHAA Guidance on Record Keeping.
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