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ombudsman

As typically used in the UK, a neutral representative of local government who assesses complaints about councils, authorities, organisations, education admissions appeal panels, healthcare professionals (e.g., GPs) and adult social care providers (e.g., care homes and home care providers).
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om·buds·man

(ombŭdz-măn)
In health care, a person who acts for the patient as an advocate or go-between.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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He said the concept of Ombudsmanship has gained popularity worldwide.
He said we are eager to promote new norms of Ombudsmanship for good governance and improvement of administration.
Bagis said he discussed with Diamandouros the Turkish government's plans to introduce ombudsmanship in Turkey, adding that the Turkish Justice Ministry had submitted the related law to the Turkish parliament.