Health redress system must prioritise patients
Patients who have been harmed by the health service deserve to be treated with compassion
Patients who have been harmed by the health service deserve to be treated with compassion. Many not only deserve redress, but require that financial redress to enable them to access ongoing medical and social supports that they will need for the rest of their lives.
The existing system, however, is broken.
Many patients can not afford to access justice in what is a costly legal system.
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