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Legislation

Guardianship Tribunal – Information for Applicants [PDF]   NSW
NSW Guardianship Tribunal
Information on the way the tribunal functions, how to apply for guardianship orders.

Guardianship Tribunal Information – Clinical Trials [PDF]   NSW
NSW Guardianship Tribunal
In cases where a person has impaired decision making, the Guardianship tribunal can consent to a person’s participation in a clinical trial and their receipt of treatment during that trial.

Guardianship Tribunal Information – Special medical consent guidelines [PDF]   NSW
NSW Guardianship Tribunal
For a person who lacks the capacity to consent to medical treatment, only the tribunal can consent to special medical treatment. This includes: sterilisation, termination of pregnancy, use of psychotropic medication or androgen reducing medication.

Toolkits and Protocols

Determining whether to consent to contraception, menstrual regulation or menstrual suppression [PDF]    NSW
Office of the Public Guardian
Outlines when the Public Guardian will or will not consent to contraception, menstrual regulation or menstrual suppression.

Determining whether to consent to proposed medical or dental treatment [PDF]   NSW
Office of the Public Guardian
Outlines what the Public Guardian will take into consideration and the information it needs to make a decision regarding a person’s medical or dental treatment.

Determining whether to consent to the testing for and treatment of HIV or AIDS
[PDF]  NSW
Office of the Public Guardian
Position statement of the public guardian as to what they will consider and take into account when deciding whether to consent to testing and HIV treatment for a person who is incapable of providing consent.

Determining whether to consent to treatment proposed for a person with an eating disorder [PDF]   NSW
Office of the Public Guardian
Outlines when the public Guardian will or will not consent to restrictive procedures for the treatment of a person with an eating disorder.

End of Life Care Decisions and People Under Guardianship [PDF]   NSW
Office of the Public Guardian
The position statement of the public guardian regarding all end of life, palliative care and ‘no CPR’ decision making.

Role of the Guardianship Tribunal [PDF]    NSW
NSW Guardianship Tribunal
Outline of the role of the guardianship tribunal, including health decisions and clinical trial issues.

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