Q. Who is able to screen patients and consent patients?
A. Both blinded and unblinded staff are able to screen and take verbal agreement with patients as long as they are allocated these tasks on the delegation log.
However, the blinded staff should be responsible for taking full informed consent once the patient is deemed well enough to do so.
Q. Who is able to complete the eligibility and trial treatment forms?
A. An unblinded member of the team who has signed the delegation log and unblinded training forms.