Nurse practitioner-led consent in day case cataract surgery

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This article explores issues relating to non-medical personnel gaining informed patient consent for procedures in nurse-led clinics. It examines the results of two snap-shot audits, which indicate that nurse-led consent may be effective in increasing the efficiency of clinics, while also bringing about benefits in terms of a more streamlined service for patients, and increased job satisfaction for nurses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)30-2
Number of pages3
JournalNursing Times
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 12 Apr 2005
Externally publishedYes


  • Cataract Extraction
  • Efficiency, Organizational
  • Humans
  • Informed Consent
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nursing Audit
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Pilot Projects
  • Surgicenters
  • Wales
  • Journal Article


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