TITLE

Patient charters: the provincial experience. Series #1

AUTHOR(S)
Vogel, Lauren
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 13, pE639
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the attempts of several countries to recognize the patient's rights in health care system in provincial level. It states that the 2007 Long Term Care Homes Act of Ontario has a bill of rights for the long-term care homes of residents. It mentions that the legislatures of Ontario and Alberta have introduced the bills of private members to enact the patients' rights. Meanwhile, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is stimulating the creation of national patient charter.
ACCESSION #
54101443

 

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