patient concern

patient concern

A complaint or grievance raised by a patient (or a personal representative of a patient) about care rendered to him or her.
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Patient Concern's Joyce Robins said: "The rise in these cases is frightening." | The number of patients registered at GP surgeries has soared by up to 33% to an average of 2,187 in two years.
But Joyce Robins, of the campaign group Patient Concern, said group consultations were "a ghastly idea".
Roger Goss, from Patient Concern, commented, saying: "It is shocking that this has to be spelled out to doctors and nurses." (The Telegraph, July 29).
Carole supported Patient Concern's campaign for reform and said: "That doctor has ruined our lives.
FURTHER to the excellent article (30 December) by Roger Goss of Patient Concern on the proposed legislation regarding an opt-out system for organ donation in Wales, I urge your readers to visit http://wales.gov.uk/consultations/ healthsocialcare/organ/ where they can read the proposal in full and respond to the consultation either online or by post.
The campaign is a coalition of groups including the National Heart Forum, Patient Concern and the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
However, Joyce Robins, from campaign group Patient Concern, described the initiative as "grotesque and ridiculous".
However, the heightened anxiety during dialogue with the optometrist may also reveal a more fundamental patient concern. Namely that patients place substantial value upon good communication with the optometrist.
Joyce Robins of patient-rights organization Patient Concern told the Telegraph: "This government has got an absolutely dreadful record when it comes to data, but it is horrific that such sensitive details were handled in such a careless way."
Horrific Joyce Robins of pressure group Patient Concern said: "This Government has a dreadful record on data, but it is horrific that such sensitive details were handled in a careless way."
Joyce Robins of Patient Concern said: "This is absolutely horrific."
Many factors contribute to this, but one is definitely patient concern about being used as research subjects.

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