What to expect from your doctor: a guide for patients
This short guide provides patients with an overview of what they should be able to expect from the doctors providing their care.
It is important that patients have clear expectations about the responsibilities and duties of doctors, particularly with regard to patient safety. This web-based resource offers a short, simply written and easily accessible overview that patients can be provided with, outlining the role of doctors in ensuring patient safety. This includes highlighting the importance of patients speaking up if they they safety is being compromised, the responsibility of doctors to report safety incidents, and the role of annual appraisals and peer review in monitoring safety.