TEMPLATE INFORMATION LEAFLETS & CONSENT FORMS
The following Templates were Revised in line with GDPR 2016, the Data Protection Act 2018 and the HSE Consent Policy 2017 on the 25th May 2018
Date of Upload of this Website: 28th May 2018
Edits Made 8th June 2018
Date of Upload of edited editions to this Website: 11th June 2018
Edits Made 31st August 2018
Date of Upload of edited editions to this Website: 31st August 2018
The instruction "YOU MUST INCLUDE ALL OPTIONS" was added to page 3 of all template Consent Forms on the 4th January 2019. This instruction was added to address the issue of some options being omitted when preparing submissions for research ethics review.
The instruction "YOU MUST INCLUDE ALL 16 POINTS" was added to page 9 of the template Information Leaflet on the 8th January 2019. This instruction was added to address the issue of some points being omitted when preparing submissions for research ethics review.

These templates are compulsory for Use when applying to Beaumont Hospital Ethics (Medical Research) Committee

Template Patient Information Leaflet 31 Aug 2018
Template Patient Consent Form 31 Aug 2018
Template Patient Consent Form (Retention of Tissue) 31 Aug 2018
Template Patient Consent Form (Retention of Tissue - Genetics)
31 Aug 2018

These templates have been designed assist researchers to meet the requirements for "explicit consent" in GDPR 2016, and the Health Research Regulations 2018, and were commissioned by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and Beaumont Hospital.

Only templates downloaded from this website will be accepted for review. The templates in use in the SJH/AMNCH Research Ethics Committee, although similar, differ from those on this site, and are not accepted for review by this committee.
Guidance on Information Principles for informed consent for the processing of personal data for health research, dated October 2018