Guidance

Personal information in medical research (withdrawn)

Guidance for Medical Research Council (MRC) grant holders using individual patient data in their research without consent from the individual patients.

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This guidance sets out procedures that need to be followed by MRC-funded researchers where consent to use individual patient data will not be obtained from the individual patients. The guidance includes:

  • general and legal principles
  • consent scenarios
  • safeguarding confidentiality
  • safeguarding other interests of the individual
  • storage and re-use of data
  • information and consent forms.

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