3. Legal information
We found within our pilot project that there were some legal guidelines and permissions that needed to be in place to allow us to use electronic consent methods for seeking, confirming and documenting informed consent. Below is some of the key legal areas you should be aware of before using electronic consent.
Please note as like any guidelines in clinical research, the below information is here as a guide but may change with time, the below information is up to date as from the July 2022 - please refer to the Health Research Authority website for the most recent guidelines. https://www.hra.nhs.uk/