Quality (144) Patient experience and health outcomes (9) Accessibility, Affability and Ability

16 July, 2021

At a recent 1969 alumni meeting in London two doctors who had successfully practised private medicine quoted the adage for successful practice as the three "A"s - Accessibility, Affability and Ability - and in that order!

HIFA profile: Richard Fitton is a retired family doctor - GP, British Medical Association. Professional interests: Health literacy, patient partnership of trust and implementation of healthcare with professionals, family and public involvement in the prevention of modern lifestyle diseases, patients using access to professional records to overcome confidentiality barriers to care, patients as part of the policing of the use of their patient data. Email address: richardpeterfitton7 AT gmail.com