SOP 317 Obtaining remote consent from competent adults in clinical trials V1
The purpose of this SOP is to outline the steps to be taken to ensure that potential participant/s understand what they are undertaking when they remote consent to participate in a clinical trial and that valid evidence of the consent process is obtained prior to the competent adult becoming a study participant.
Clinical GuidelinesThis guideline has been approved by the Trust's Clinical Guidelines Assessment Panel as an aid to the diagnosis and management of relevant patients and clinical circumstances. Not every patient or situation fits neatly into a standard guideline scenario and the guideline must be interpreted and applied in practice in the light of prevailing clinical circumstances, the diagnostic and treatment options available and the professional judgement, knowledge and expertise of relevant clinicians. It is advised that the rationale for any departure from relevant guidance should be documented in the patient's case notes.
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