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Communication between doctors, nurses and patients: an aspect of human relations in the hospital service
 — prepared by a Joint Sub-Committee of the Standing Medical and Standing Nursing Advisory Committees for the Central Health Services Council and the Minister of Health
Author(s)Lord Cohen of Birkenhead
Corporate AuthorStanding Medical Advisory Committee; Standing Nursing Advisory Committee, Central Health Services Council; Ministry of Health
PublisherHMSO, London, 1964
Pages19 pp
KeywordsCommunication ; Doctors ; Nurses ; Patients ; Reports.
AnnotationThe Joint Sub-Committee considered what general principles and practical procedures may best provide hospital patients (and their relatives) with the information they should have on diagnosis, prognosis and treatment. It also aimed to advise on the most appropriate means of drawing any recommendations to the notice of the professions. Conclusions attach importance to the approach to communications adopted in hospitals responsible for training doctors and nurses.
Accession NumberCPA-930518099
ClassmarkU: QT2: QTE: LF: 6K *

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