Framework on the feedback of health-related findings in research

A Medical Research Council (MRC) framework document to help researchers design and implement a policy on the feedback of health-related findings to study participants.



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This framework sets out:

  • background to the debate around health-related findings
    expectations of researchers
  • points to consider in deciding whether individual feedback is appropriate
  • points to consider in determining what information to include in the consent process
  • points to consider in designing pathways for feedback
  • case studies showing possible approaches to health-related findings.


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