Explains what NMD is, what the operation is like, possible side effects and alternative surgical treatments. Also covers the law around consent to treatment by NMD.
Regulates and inspects health and social care services in England.
Produces guidelines on best practice in healthcare.
This information was published in February 2018. We will revise it in 2021.
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