Consent: Your Rights (Leaflet)

Leaflet for young people expalining their rights and responsibilities when making decisions about their healthcare and treatment.

Consent: Your Rights

Included in this leaflet:

  • What does consent mean?
  • Can I give consent?
  • Who decides if I can give consent?
  • Who can give consent if I can’t?
  • How do I give my consent?
  • What information should I be given?
  • Can I refuse examination and treatment?
  • What if I change my mind?
  • What if I’m asked to let students watch while I’m being examined or treated?
  • What if I’m asked to take part in research?
  • What if I’m unhappy about the decisions made about my care?
  • What if I need more information?

Print files for professionals

Print-ready versions of this leaflet are available for use by health and care professionals.

Consent: Your Rights - Print files (ZIP, 15.9MB)

To arrange a print run of this leaflet, contact the person who coordinates the printing and distribution of health rights information at your health board.

Who to contact at your health board

Last updated:
09 July 2019