• The possible consequences of refusing consent will be fully explained to you at the time, and could include delays in receiving care. 
  • In those instances where the legal basis for sharing of confidential personal information relies on your explicit or implied consent, then you have the right at any time to refuse your consent to the information sharing, or to withdraw your consent previously given.
  • In instances where the legal basis for sharing information without consent relies on HRA CAG authorisation under Section 251 of the NHS Act 2006, then you have the right to register your objection to the disclosure, and we are obliged to respect that objection.
  • In instances where the legal basis for sharing information relies on a statutory duty/power, you cannot refuse or withdraw consent for the disclosure