Apology measures proliferate

Silversides, Ann
November 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/18/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 11, p1115
Academic Journal
The article reports that Canadian doctors who aim to improve their communication with patients who have been harmed are receiving help in 2008. Provincial governments and national organizations have launched measures to promote accountability and transparency. The provinces of Alberta and Ontario are likely to enact apology acts after rolling out legislation in October 2008. It was British Columbia that first passed an apology act.


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