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Informed Consent - General Surgery

Adult  | Child/Young Person

Please note: The Medical Board of Australia recently published Guidelines: Sexual boundaries in the doctor-patient relationship. These guidelines, which came into effect on 12 December 2018, provide guidance on establishing and maintaining sexual boundaries in the doctor-patient relationship. To support hospitals/individual health practitioners/patients to comply with these guidelines, our Informed Consent forms and Patient Information sheets for procedures requiring intimate examinations, have been updated in the relevant surgical areas, indicated below by an (*).

Two separate additional student consent forms (adult and child/young person), indicated below by an (**), are to be used for patients to complete if the procedure is yet to occur and prior consent has been undertaken on the previous version of informed consent forms, or if the procedure consent form does not have a student section included.

Title File SizeVersion
A Additional Student Consent **

2.4 MB

1

Anaesthetic Patient Information Sheets  
Blood & Blood Products Transfusion - Consent Form & Patient Information

914 KB

6

Blood & Blood Products Transfusion - Patient Information

31 KB

5

Burns – Skin Graft(s) Consent *

940 KB

2

Burns – Scar Release Consent *

942 KB

2

Burns - Wound Debridement Consent

912 KB

1

Circumcision (Adult)
This form is now located under Urology speciality. 
  
Ganglion/Bursa
This form is now located under Orthopaedic speciality. 
  

Generic Consent - Adult *
This form is now located under Miscellaneous speciality.

  
Hernia - Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair *

1 MB

7

Hernia - Open Inguinal Hernia Repair *

1 MB

7

Hernia - Incisional/Epigastric/Umbilical/Other *

940 KB

7

Ingrown Toenail(s) & Removal of Nail Bed

129 KB

4

Laparoscopy *

3.92 MB

6

Laparostomy

166 KB

5

Laparotomy *

161 KB

5

Lipectomy (Apronectomy)
This form is now located under Plastic/Skin speciality.  
  
Liver Biopsy
This form is now located under Medical Imaging speciality. 
  
Paracentesis Abdominus

130 KB

4

Pilonidal Sinus *

128 KB

5

Skin Allograft Consent

924 KB

1

Skin Graft

115 KB

4

Varicocele (Laparoscopic Division of Testicular Veins)
This form is now located under Urology speciality. 
  
Varicocele - Open
This form is now located under Urology speciality. 
  
Warts *

157 KB

5

Wounds, Skin, Tissue, Mucus Membrane 

129 KB

4

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Child/Young Person  |  Adult

Title File SizeVersion
A Additional Student Consent - Child/Young Person **

2.4 MB

1

About Your Child's Anaesthetic
This patient information sheet is now located under Anaesthetics speciality.
  
Burns *

160 KB

5

Circumcision *

155 KB

5

Division of Tongue Tie

198 KB

4

Generic Consent - Child/Young Person
This form is now located under Miscellaneous speciality. 
  
Hernia - Inguinal Repair *

156 KB

5

Hydrocele Repair - Division of processus vaginalis *

155 KB

5

Intussusception

210 KB

4

Orchidopexy

214 KB

4

Paraphimosis Repair

218 KB

4

Pyloromyotomy - Ramstedt's Operation

199 KB

4

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Last updated: 21 December 2018