Mr. Kennedy and Consumerism
Journal of Medical Ethics. 1981 Dec; 7(4): 180-181.
The issues raised by Ian Kennedy in the course of his 1980 Reith Lectures on medical ethics are also of concern to Great Britain's Patients Association. Ackroyd, as Chairman of the Association, does not however share Kennedy's view that the consumerism model for regulating abuses is appropriate to medical care. She would prefer to have the Health Service Commissioner authorized to investigate complaints about clinical judgment and to see a system of peer review instituted in the medical schools. (KIE abstract)
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