Letters Difficulty in admitting error

Patients have the right to be informed about an error

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e3567 (Published 22 May 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e3567
  1. Aideen T O’Neill, foundation year 2 doctor1
  1. 1Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London NW3 2QG, UK
  1. aideen.oneill{at}nhs.net

I was inspired by Sokol’s unequivocal tone and compassion in describing patients who have been denied the truth after being harmed by medical error.1 How …

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