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Interventional procedures arrangements

The published interventional procedures table now includes an 'arrangements' column. This information helps health professionals identify what additional measures should be put in place when implementing the guidance.

Type of arrangement Description
Normal Apply normal consent, audit and clinical governance arrangements plus any additional recommendations, for example, on training, service delivery or data collection.
Special Notify clinical governance leads, ensure patients understand the uncertainties referred to in the guidance, and audit and review clinical outcomes of all patients having the procedure plus any additional recommendations, for example, on training, service delivery or data collection.
Other (see guidance) Guidance recommends a combination of normal or special arrangements.
Research only Use only in the context of a formal research protocol.
Do not use The procedure should not be used in the National Health Service (NHS).

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