Patients urged to ask about treatment

August 2006
Journal of Perioperative Practice;Aug2006, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p358
Academic Journal
The article reports on the Please Ask campaign of the British National Patient Safety Agency which encourages patients to ask questions and declare their concerns regarding their British National Health Service healthcare. Such initiative includes magazines and Web sites for patients.


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