Letters Patient information leaflets

Good quality patient leaflets are prerequisite to concordance between patients and healthcare professionals

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f5475 (Published 10 September 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f5475
  1. Donald J Nicolson, postdoctoral research fellow1
  1. 1University of Hull, Hull HU6 7RX, UK
  1. donald.nicolson{at}hyms.ac.uk

McCartney is right to be critical about the usefulness of NHS patient information leaflets.1 That patients in the 21st century are still faced with variable quality leaflets is disappointing. Pharmacy practice has tackled this problem for over two decades. The information that patients received with their medicine had …

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