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Standards for general practices
Our practice provides timely and accurate communications that are patient-centred.
Communication with patients includes:
Communication must be patient‐centred. This means that the practice team considers the patient’s values, needs and preferences, and gives the patient time to provide input and participate actively in decisions regarding their healthcare.1 Patients must be provided with the appropriate information they need to manage their condition.
The practice must also consider the communication needs of carers and other relevant parties.
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