What are the hospital regulations in relation to hair trimming, shaving or cutting for medical procedures?


A Patient must be consulted and must give explicit permission prior to trimming, cutting or shaving any hair from any part of the body even for routine procedures such as taking blood.

Hair should not be removed from Sikh patients without prior informed consent by the patient, or in case of incapacity, the lawful care giver or power of attorney.  

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