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How doctors and lawyers can help vulnerable patients

Farrell, James and Noble, Peter 2012, How doctors and lawyers can help vulnerable patients, The conversation, pp. 1-1.

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Title How doctors and lawyers can help vulnerable patients
Author(s) Farrell, James
Noble, Peter
Source title The conversation
Publisher The Conversation Media Trust
Place of publication Melbourne, Vic.
Publication date 2012-11-15
Start page 1
End page 1
Total pages 1
Keyword(s) accessible legal services
disadvantaged people
medical-legal partnership
Summary Medical-legal partnerships have broken down the barriers to accessible legal services for people experiencing health issues in the United States. Such programs demonstrate the health benefits of effective legal advocacy on behalf of patients and Australia could learn from this model to improve access to justice and deliver better health outcomes.
Language eng
Field of Research 180102 Access to Justice
Socio Economic Objective 920206 Health Inequalities
HERDC Research category M Media article
Copyright notice ©2012, The Conversation Media Trust
Free to Read? Yes
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Created: Mon, 18 Feb 2013, 16:21:58 EST by James Farrell

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