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Patients in east London seem happy to give GPs consent for training

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7141.1391 (Published 02 May 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1391
  1. Madeleine Gantley, Senior lecturer,
  2. Mark Rickets, Clinical lecturer,
  3. Mike Sheldon, Senior lecturer,
  4. Yvonne Carter, Professor of general practice and primary care
  1. Department of General Pratice and Primary Care, St Bartholomew's and the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London E1 4NS

    EDITOR—O'Flynn et al report a qualitative study of patients' concerns about consent and confidentiality when students are present in consultations.1 They conclude their discussion by suggesting that patients should be given a “real choice about whether they see a student” and suggesting that explanations concerning student access to their records and discussion of their case “require further discussion.” Commenting on this conclusion in an editorial, Williamson and Wilkie recommend a move “away from a position where the …

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