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Guidelines

Conducting research with people not having the capacity to consent

21 April 2020

A practical guide for researchers.

This practical guide offers advice and examples of good practice in connection with conducting research with people lacking the capacity to consent to their participation.

Reference is made throughout the document to guidance produced by different professional and research organisations within the United Kingdom.

The guidance will be of particular interest and relevance to professional groups, service user and carer groups, research organisations, university and NHS research ethics committees.

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