Ardens has created electronic versions of Consent Forms, for use when carrying out procedures with patients.  These forms can be used on an individual basis and created within the patient record. 


The available Consent Forms include:

  • Consent – Ear Irrigation
  • Consent – Insert Contraceptive Implant
  • Consent – IUD or Coil
  • Consent – IUD or Coil Removal
  • Consent – Joint injection
  • Consent – LNG IUS – Mirena
  • Consent – LNG IUS – Mirena Removal
  • Consent – Minor Surgery Consent Form
  • Consent – Patient Agreement for Opioid Based Medication
  • Consent – Removal of a Contraceptive Implant
  • Consent – Replacement of Contraceptive Implant


To use the forms, access the relevant patient record either:

  • Within a consultation - select Document > Create letter
  • From the patient record - select Add > Document > Create letter


This will display the New Patient Letter screen.


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Click on the magnify glass icon to search for the relevant form.


This will display the Find Document Templates screen.

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Search for a form using the search box provided (alternatively, for Resource Publisher sites, select Shared Folders > Ardens National Documents folder > Consent Forms. For Template Manager sites, under the Hierarchy tab, select the Ardens Docs folder > Consent Forms).


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Double click on the relevant form to launch.


The following example shows the Consent – Joint injection form.  

Once open within a patient record, the form will include patient details, date and name of current user.


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If an electronic signature is required by the healthcare professional, it will be necessary to stop the editing protection of this document.


Select the Review tab on the menu bar, and then Restrict Editing

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At the bottom of the screen, select Stop Protection



You will now be able to use the Insert option on the menu bar to select and insert your electronic signature into the document template.


When you have fully completed the form, click on the File option at the top left of the screen to save to the patient record and/or to print, as required.  


Once the document has been saved to the patient record, if you wish to email the document, select the Documents tab of the patient record. 


Double click on the relevant document to open.


At the bottom right of the screen, use the options for emailing.



If you are using Microsoft Outlook, click on the Send > via Email option to open an email in Outlook, with the letter attached.


If you are not using Microsoft Outlook, click on the Export button to save the document to a secure location. This can then be selected as an attachment to your email.


If you require any further assistance on the process above, please contact Ardens support on: