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Patients' group to publish names of negligent doctors

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7261.587/a (Published 09 September 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:587
  1. Xavier Bosch
  1. Barcelona

    The Spanish patients' association El Defensor del Paciente (Adepa), has announced that it plans to publish on its website a list of doctors who have been found guilty of medical negligence by Spain's Supreme Court.

    The announcement prompted an immediate warning from the Agency for Data Protection that publishing such a list could lead to a fine …

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