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Consent - what you have the right to expect: a guide for parents
What is this leaflet about?
Before a doctor, nurse, or therapist can examine or treat your child, they need consent or agreement. Sometimes children can give consent for themselves, depending on their age and how well they understand. Sometimes you will be asked to give consent for them as their parent. This leaflet will help make it clear to you who can give consent and when and how.
Who produced this leaflet?
Department of Health
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