Standardised consent forms on the website of the British Orthopaedic Association

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2008 Apr;90(4):422-3. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.90B4.20497.


The British Orthopaedic Association has endorsed a website,, allowing surgeons free access to a bank of pre-written consent forms. These are designed to improve the level of information received by the patient and lessen the risk of successful litigation against surgeons and Health Trusts.

MeSH terms

  • Consent Forms / standards*
  • Humans
  • Internet*
  • Orthopedics / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • United Kingdom