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