Health minister Rosie Winterton has said healthcare professionals should make more effort to routinely copy letters between clinicians to their patients.

Ms Winterton is to write to all professional bodies, including the British Medical Association and the Royal College of Nursing, urging them to encourage members to copy patients into correspondence between clinicians so that patients are more informed about their healthcare.

Read the press release here

Health minister Rosie Winterton has said healthcare professionals should make more effort to routinely copy letters between clinicians to their patients.

Ms Winterton is to write to all professional bodies, including the British Medical Association and the Royal College of Nursing, urging them to encourage members to copy patients into correspondence between clinicians so that patients are more informed about their healthcare.

Read the press release here