Patient Choice Autonomy

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The aim of this assignment is to discuss how patient choice has developed over the past decade and to come to a conclusion, as to whether patient choice/autonomy is achievable in the current National Health Service (NHS). Define choice. This is likely to include a discussion on the patient choice agenda, performance of hospital i.e. Care quality commission (CQC) reports and lack of exercising choice. (class effect) First piloted in 2002 and introduced by the NHS England in 2006, patient choice remains at the forefront of the 21st century national health service provision. However patient choice is bound by education and availability (Kings Fund, 2010). In 2007, the first NHS choices website launched, allowing people to to make more informed
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