An approach to obtaining informed consent from patients with cancer
Anne Croudass Cancer Research UK lead research nurse, London
Cathryn Hughes Clinical nurse specialist, Gynaecological oncology, Royal Marsden Hospital, West London Cancer Research Network, Charing Cross Hospital, London
Heather Phillips Research network manager, Mount Vernon Cancer Research Network, Northwood, Middlesex
Kim Tye Research network manager, South West London Cancer Research Network, Royal Marsden Hospital, London
This article describes a workshop held to address a perceived gap in nurses’ knowledge about obtaining informed consent from participants in clinical trials. It summarises the legal requirements needed for informed consent to be gained and outlines the content of the workshop.
22, 30, 35-38.
This article has been subject to double blind peer review
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