Log In
Sunday 25th February 2018

Patients to have more choice

19th October 2010

Government proposals have set out the possibility of GPs being contractually obliged to provide choices to their patients from April next year.

The proposals also raised the idea of hospitals offering appointments to their patients for specific consultants and their teams. Health secretary Andrew Lansley said: "Patients and service users should be in control and involved as much as they want to be in every decision about what, where, how and from whom they want to receive care."


Share this page


There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!

Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

Article Information

Title: Patients to have more choice
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 16427
Date Added: 19th Oct 2010



Recent Related Articles

Patients stranded in hospitals

One in five patients miss GP appointments


Add to scrapbook
Show Comments
Add comment
Find all related articles


M3 - For secure managed hosting over N3 or internet
© Mayden Foundation 2018