Survey shows lack of communication in between patients and health workers

The early findings of a new survey show a lack of communication between patients and health workers. The President of the Irish Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare, says many hospital patients are afraid to ask doctors and nurses about hygiene and other matters.Marie Kehoe from Killarney says it’s a matter of changing the culture surrounding doctor-patient relationships. Compared to previous generations, she says the young people of today feel more empowered to question their treatment and surroundings.

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