Protecting Patients' Rights: A Comparative Study of the Ombudsman in Healthcare, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Protecting Patients' Rights

A Comparative Study of the Ombudsman in Healthcare, 1st Edition

By Peter Tate

CRC Press

200 pages

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A key text for doctors, this revised, expanded and updated edition now includes a section on understanding one's own attitudes and empathy, and greatly enhanced material on communication strategies and skills. The text is also suitable for candidates preparing for the MRCGP examination.

Table of Contents

Introduction. The patient ombudsman system: in Austria. The Ombudsman in Finland. The Greek Ombudsman and the protection of patients' rights. Ombudspersons and patients' rights representatives in Hungary. The Ombudsman in Israel. The Norwegian patient Ombudsman scheme. The Britain health service Ombudsman. Conclusion.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED002000
MEDICAL / Administration