UK health council looks to expand patient rights
This article was originally published in Clinica
The UK Association of Community Health Councils for England and Wales has launched a new manifesto for patients' rights, which, it claims, makes the NHS more accountable to patients' needs. The charter says patients should have the automatic right to a second opinion from a GP or consultant.
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