Patient groups to observe GP5

March 2008
GP: General Practitioner;3/7/2008, p8
The article reports on the Local Involvement Networks (LINK) regulations that allow patient groups to observe general practioner activities in Great Britain. It is said that LINK will replace patient forums and have the ability to observe service providers and report on their quality of service. As stipulated in LINK regulations, any healthcare provider must allow authorized representatives to observe activities. However, exceptions will be made if the visit compromises patient's privacy.


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