Patient complaint procedures leave doctors emotionally distressed, finds new study

Posted by on July 5, 2016 2:37 am
Categories: health

Complaints against doctors can impact on their psychological wellbeing, according to a new study. The statements from doctors about the complaint process included phrases such as: “Makes you feel worthless even when you know you’ve done the best you can,” “It seemed as if the patient is presumed to be right, and the doctor is presumed wrong, unless you can prove otherwise.”

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