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Old consent and new developments: health professionals should ask and not presume

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  • Contributors RH drafted the initial response, which was developed and edited by AF and AML.

  • Funding AML’s work is supported by funding from a Wellcome Trust collaborative award 208053/Z/17/Z. AML was also supported by the NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre. RH’s work is supported by funding from a Wellcome Trust Research Award for Health Professionals 218092/Z/19/Z.

  • Competing interests AML declares her relationships as Chair of British Society for Genetic Medicine, and Member of Ethics Advisory Committee for Genomics England.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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