Chapter 7. Consent and Confidentiality

  1. Kathy French RN, Cert Ed, BSc (Hons), MPhil, PG Dip, PhD member Sexual Health Adviser
  1. Kathy French RN, Cert Ed, BSc (Hons), MPhil, PG Dip, PhD member Sexual Health Adviser

Published Online: 30 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322569.ch7

Sexual Health

Sexual Health

How to Cite

French, K. (2009) Consent and Confidentiality, in Sexual Health (ed K. French), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322569.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Royal College of Nursing, London, UK

Author Information

  1. Royal College of Nursing, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405168311

Online ISBN: 9781444322569

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • issues of consent and confidentiality;
  • laws relating to mature minor and vulnerable adults;
  • consent and confidentiality - how it works in a clinical setting;
  • healthcare professionals - being familiar with legal framework around child protection;
  • Fraser guidelines - professionals justified in proceeding with contraceptive advice without parental consent;
  • consent and confidentiality - going hand in hand;
  • National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC);
  • Local Safeguarding Children' Boards;
  • NMC code around confidentiality;
  • protecting confidence of all service users

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning Outcomes

  • Consent

  • Confidentiality

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Further Reading

  • Useful Websites and Addresses