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Regulating Patient Safety: The End of Professional Dominance?


ISBN13: 9781108464888
To be Published: December 2018
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2017)
Price: £21.99
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9780521190992



Systematically improving patient safety is of the utmost importance, but it is also an extremely complex and challenging task.

This illuminating study evaluates the role of professionalism, regulation and law in seeking to improve safety, arguing that the 'medical dominance' model is ill-suited to this aim, which instead requires a patient-centred vision of professionalism. It brings together literatures on professions, regulation and trust, while examining the different legal mechanisms for responding to patient safety events.

Oliver Quick includes an examination in areas of law which have received little attention in this context, such as health and safety law, and coronial law, and contends in particular that the active involvement of patients in their own treatment is fundamental to ensuring their safety.

Subjects:
Medical Law
Contents:
Introduction
1. The rise and fall of professional dominance
2. The problem of patient safety
3. Regulation and trust
4. Professional regulation and patient safety
5. Complaining and claiming
6. The criminalisation of medical harm
7. Coronial investigations and inquests
8. Professional responsibility: speaking up and saying sorry
9. Patients, carers and safety
Conclusion.

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