A person may consent to or refuse medical treatment if they have decision-making capacity. The factsheet in this section explains the law on decision-making capacity, and consent to medical treatment. You will also find case studies, mythbusters and other resources about the law in this area.
An online training module on this topic is available through the End of Life Law for Clinicians training program. To learn more about the training or to register visit the ELLC online training portal.
Page updated 11 February 2019